Jim Knight (footballer)
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|Full name||James Bell Knight|
|Date of birth||3 January 1918|
|Date of death||11 October 1943(aged 25)|
|Original team(s)||Presbyterian Guild|
|Height||173 cm (5 ft 8 in)|
|Weight||73 kg (161 lb)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1943.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Munday won a Carji Greeves Medal in 1941 for Geelong's best and fairest player. He joined Carlton in 1942 after Geelong withdrew from the competition due to the war and spent two seasons with the club.
While playing at Carlton he received military training and in 1943 he joined the RAAF at Papua New Guinea in the fight against the Japanese. He was killed when his aircraft crashed accidentally on take off from Goodenough Island.
The runner up in the Geelong Best and Fairest now wins the Jim Knight Memorial Trophy.
- Jim Knight's statistics from AFL Tables
- Blueseum profile
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