Jack Freeman (Australian rules footballer)

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Jack Freeman
Personal information
Full name Jack Freeman
Date of birth (1891-11-15)15 November 1891
Place of birth Bairnsdale, Victoria
Date of death 15 November 1916(1916-11-15) (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)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1913–14 South Melbourne 22 (39)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1914.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Jack Freeman (15 November 1891 – 15 November 1916) was an Australian rules footballer who played with South Melbourne in the Victorian Football League.

Family[edit]

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.[1]

Football[edit]

Top goalscorer for South Melbourne in 1914.

Military[edit]

He enlisted in the First AIF in July 1915.[2][3] He was badly wounded in France; and, after having both legs amputated, he died in a military hospital on his 25th birthday.[4][5]

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