Jack Freeman (Australian rules footballer)
- For the American college football coach, see Jack Freeman (American football).
|Full name||Jack Freeman|
|Date of birth||15 November 1891|
|Place of birth||Bairnsdale, Victoria|
|Date of death||15 November 1916(aged 26)|
|Place of death||Rouen, France|
|Original team(s)||Rose of Northcote|
|Height||170 cm (5 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||66 kg (146 lb)|
|1913–14||South Melbourne||22 (39)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1914.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
The son of Frederick and Margaret Freeman, née McGuiness, he was born on 15 November 1891. He died of wounds received on active service on 15 November 1916.
Top goalscorer for South Melbourne in 1914.
- Died on Service, The Argus, (Tuesday, 19 December 1916), p.1.
- (News Item), The (Emerald Hill) Record, (Saturday, 24 July 1916), p.2; (News Item), The (Emerald Hill) Record, (Saturday, 16 October 1916), p.2.
- Soldiers' Letters, The (Emerald Hill) Record, (Saturday, 11 March 1916), p.2; Soldiers' Letters, The (Emerald Hill) Record, Saturday, 2 December 1916), p.3.
- Died of Wounds, The (Emerald Hill) Record, (Saturday, 9 December 1916), p.2.
- Australian Casualties: Lists Nos. 248 and 249 Issued: Died of Wounds: Victoria, The Argus, (Tuesday, 12 December 1916), p.5.
- Holmesby, Russell & Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.
- Gallant Australians: One of Australia's Heroes, The Preston Leader, (Saturday, 20 January 1917), p.3.
- Roll of Honour: Sapper Jack Freeman (2477).
- World War I Service Record: Jack Freeman (2477), National Archives of Australia.
- World War I Nominal Roll: Sapper Jack Freeman (2477), Australian War Museum.
- World War I Embarkation Roll: Sapper Jack Freeman (2477), Australian War Museum.
- Jack Freeman's playing statistics from AFL Tables
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