Percy Rodriguez (footballer)

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Percy Rodriguez
Percy Rodriguez (before 1915).jpg
Personal information
Full name John Filomeno Rodriguez
Date of birth (1893-01-05)5 January 1893
Place of birth Broome, Western Australia
Date of death 20 March 1917(1917-03-20) (aged 24)
Place of death The Somme, France[1][2]
Original team(s) Xavier College
Height 173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1914 University 17 (1)
1915 Melbourne 05 (1)
Total 22 (2)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1915.
Sources: AFL Tables,

John Filomeno "Percy" Rodriguez (5 January 1893 – 20 March 1917) was an Australian rules footballer who played with University and Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL). Born in Broome, Western Australia, later killed in France during World War I.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Main, J. & Allen, D., "Rodriguez, Percy", pp.161–162 in Main, J. & Allen, D., Fallen — The Ultimate Heroes: Footballers Who Never Returned From War, Crown Content, (Melbourne), 2002.
  2. ^ Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour: Percy John Rodriguez
  3. ^ Percy Rodriguez – DemonWiki. Retrieved 21 June 2013.