Joseph Dines

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Olympic medal record
Men's football
Representing  Great Britain
Gold medal – first place 1912 Stockholm Team competition

Joseph Frank Dines (12 April 1886 – 27 September 1918) was an English amateur football player who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.

He represented Great Britain as part of the England national amateur football team, which won the gold medal in the football tournament.[1] He played all three matches.

Dines was born in King's Lynn, Norfolk, where he worked as a school teacher. He is listed in the 1901 census as a National Schools' Monitor.[2] Dines later moved to the Ilford/South Woodford area. During the First World War, he served as a second-lieutenant in the King's Liverpool Regiment in the British Army and was killed in Pas de Calais on the Western Front, He is buried in Hagnicourt.[3]

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  1. ^ "Joseph Dines". Sports Reference. Retrieved 3 August 2015. 
  2. ^ 1901 census – 4 Whitefriars Terrace, South Lynn, Norfolk
  3. ^ "Olympians Who Were Killed or Missing in Action or Died as a Result of War". Sports Reference. Retrieved 3 August 2015. 

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