Wilf Atkinson

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Wilf Atkinson
Personal information
Full name Wilfred George Atkinson
Date of birth (1920-04-09)9 April 1920
Date of death 12 August 1943(1943-08-12) (aged 23)
Place of death over Sicily
Original team(s) Hampton
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1942 Carlton 1 (0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1942.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Wilfred George "Wilf" Atkinson (9 April 1920 – 12 August 1943) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Carlton in the Victorian Football League (VFL). He enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force during World War II, and was killed in action when his bomber was shot down over Sicily in 1943.

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