Jack Doubleday

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Jack Doubleday
Jack Doubleday (before 1915).jpg
Personal information
Full name Jack Lindsay Doubleday
Date of birth (1890-05-28)28 May 1890
Place of birth Prahran, Victoria
Date of death 30 October 1918(1918-10-30) (aged 28)
Place of death Indian Ocean
Original team(s) Wesley College
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1912–14 University 36 (17)
1915 Melbourne 17 0(4)
Total 53 (21)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1915.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Jack Lindsay Doubleday (28 May 1890 – 30 October 1918) was an Australian rules footballer who played with University and Melbourne in the Victorian Football League.[1]

A dentist, Doubleday enrolled in the Australian Army Medical Corps, but he died of influenza on his way to the Western Front in 1918, and was buried at sea.[2]

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  1. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2014). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (10th ed.). Melbourne, Victoria: Bas Publishing. p. 234. ISBN 978-1-921496-32-5.
  2. ^ "Roll of Honour – Jack Lindsay Doubleday". Australian War Memorial. Retrieved 7 December 2010. 

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