Harry Cordner

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Harry Cordner
Personal information
Full name Henry Cordner
Date of birth (1885-06-17)17 June 1885
Place of birth Bendigo, Victoria
Date of death 14 November 1943(1943-11-14) (aged 58)
Place of death Hobart
Original team(s) Melbourne Grammar
Club information
Current club Retired
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1903–05 Melbourne 11 (16)
1908–09 University 29 (7)
Total 40 (23)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1909.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Henry "Harry" Cordner (17 June 1885 – 14 November 1943) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Melbourne and University in the Victorian Football League (VFL).


He graduated M.B., Ch.B. from the University of Melbourne in 1909.


Harry's brother Ted Cordner, and his cousins Alan Cordner and "Larry" Cordner, also played senior VFL football.

Harry is the uncle of the Don Cordner, Dennis Cordner, Ted Cordner and John Cordner who all played for Melbourne in the 1940s.


Overseas at the time that war broke out, Dr. Henry Cordner was commissioned as a lieutenant in the Royal Army Medical Corps, on 16 August 1914,[1] promoted to captain on 16 August 1916,[2] and served in France.[3]

See also[edit]



External links[edit]