Len Dockett

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Len Dockett
Len Dockett 1949.jpg
Personal information
Full name Leonard Sydney Dockett
Nickname(s) Len, Lenny
Date of birth 5 March 1920
Place of birth Carlton, Victoria
Date of death 1 January 2008(2008-01-01) (aged 87)
Place of death Melbourne, Victoria
Original team(s) Mordialloc
Height / weight 175 cm / 73 kg
Position(s) Midfielder, half forward
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1946–1951 Melbourne 102 (47)
Representative team honours
Years Team Games (Goals)
1950 Victoria 4 (?)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1951.
2 State and international statistics correct as of 1950.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Leonard Sydney 'Len' Dockett (5 March 1920 – 1 January 2008) was an Australian rules football player in the Victorian Football League, and he also played cricket for the VCA Colts cricket team in the 1938-39 and 1939-40 season, making 22 runs while there, and for Richmond in the 1938-39 and 1955-56 season, with a total of 121 runs. [1] In December 2007, he was awarded a life membership to the Melbourne Football Club.

Dockett was a sergeant in the 14/32 battalion Australian Imperial Force during World War II and served in Papua New Guinea.[2] He died on 1 January 2008, in Melbourne, Victoria.[2]

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