Archie Richardson

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Archie Richardson
Personal information
Full name Henry Archibald Richardson
Date of birth 18 July 1879
Place of birth Sale, Victoria
Date of death 7 March 1981(1981-03-07) (aged 101)
Place of death California, United States
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1902–1904 Richmond (VFA) 49 (2)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1904.

Henry Archibald Richardson (18 July 1879 – 7 March 1981) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Richmond in the Victorian Football Association (VFA) from 1902 through 1904.[1] He served in the Australian Army during World War I, later moving to the United States and serving in the United States Army during World War II. He died at the age of 101 in March 1981. For many years he was credited with playing for St Kilda in the VFL and was known as the longest-lived St Kilda player,[2] however these games are now credited to other players.[1]


  1. ^ a b Bartlett, Rhett; Ruddell, Trevor (2018). "VFA Players". Tigerland Archive. Retrieved 8 October 2018.
  2. ^ Holmesby, Russell (2011-02-24). "Oldest living player?". St Kilda Football Club. Retrieved 2011-12-02.

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