Will Houghton

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Will Houghton
Personal information
Full name William Sherwood Houghton
Date of birth 5 January 1890
Place of birth Stirling, Victoria[1]
Date of death 22 March 1952(1952-03-22) (aged 62)
Place of death Parkville, Victoria
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1914 University 2 (0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1914.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

William Sherwood Houghton (5 January 1890 – 22 March 1952) was an Australian rules footballer who played with University during the 1914 VFL season.[2] Houghton enlisted to serve in World War I in mid 1915 and served until the end of the war.[3]


  1. ^ "NAA: B2455, Houghton W S Lieutenant". National Archives of Australia. Retrieved 21 May 2015. 
  2. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2014). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (10th ed.). Seaford, Victoria: BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-921496-32-5. 
  3. ^ "William Sherwood Houghton – Discovering Anzacs". National Archives of Australia. 

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