Harold Rippon

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Harold Rippon
Personal information
Full name Harold Holt Rippon
Date of birth 23 February 1874
Date of death 16 January 1917(1917-01-16) (aged 42)
Place of death France
Original team(s) Caulfield
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1898–1900 Melbourne 5 (0)
1903 South Melbourne 5 (0)
Total 10 (0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1903.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Harold Holt Rippon (23 February 1874 – 16 January 1917) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Melbourne and South Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Rippon played five times for Melbourne in the 1898 VFL season and on one occasion, against St Kilda, appeared with his brothers Les and Norm Rippon.[1][2]

He was a Private in the 2nd Pioneer Battalion during World War I and in 1917 died of wounds sustained while fighting in the Western Front.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5. 
  2. ^ "Harold Rippon". AFL Tables. 
  3. ^ "Roll of Honour – Harold Holt Rippon". Australian War Memorial.