Bert Mills

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Bert Mills
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Personal information
Full name Albert Edward Mills
Date of birth 16 February 1910
Place of birth Wahgunyah, Victoria
Date of death 6 May 1984(1984-05-06) (aged 74)
Original team(s) Bethanga
Height / weight 180 cm / 86 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1930–1942 Hawthorn 196 (60)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1940–1941 Hawthorn 36 (10–26–0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1942.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables,

Bert Mills (16 February 1910 – 6 May 1984) was an Australian rules footballer who played for and captained Hawthorn in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Mills usually played as a ruckman but was also used at centre half-back. He captained Hawthorn at various times during his career, starting in 1932, then the 1934 and 1938 seasons before his final stint from 1940 until 1941 which was as both captain and coach.[1] During his time at Hawthorn he won their Best and Fairest award three times, in 1933, 1935 and 1939.[1] He also represented Victoria in interstate football, doing so on 11 occasions.[1]

He was named on the back pocket in Hawthorn's official 'Team of the Century'.


  1. ^ a b c Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5. 

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