Bert Foster

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Bert Foster
Personal information
Date of birth 19 August 1906
Place of birth Echuca
Date of death 31 August 1942(1942-08-31) (aged 36)
Place of death Sandringham
Original team(s) Echuca
Height / weight 185cm / 89kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1928–1936 Richmond 133 (65)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1936.
Career highlights
  • Richmond Premiership Player 1934
  • Interstate Games:- 1
  • Richmond Seconds Captain 1939
  • Runner up in Brownlow Medal, 1930
Sources: AFL Tables,

Bert Foster was an Australian rules footballer who played in the Victorian Football League between 1928 and 1936 for the Richmond Football Club. Originally from Echuca, he later coached the Richmond seconds team and the Sandringham Football Club in the Victorian Football Association.[1] He was a fireman for the MFB and died on duty.[2]


  1. ^ "TRAGIC ACCIDENT.". Riverine Herald. Echuca, Vic.: National Library of Australia. 1 September 1942. p. 2. Retrieved 12 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Fireman Killed In Accident". The Argus. Melbourne: National Library of Australia. 1 September 1942. p. 4. Retrieved 12 October 2013. 
  • Hogan P: The Tigers Of Old, Richmond FC, Melbourne 1996

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