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Hawthorn Senior Team 1938 (SLV 122_167)

Charles Boyles Collection SLV

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Link to Photo at SLV Website
SLV Accession no. H2008.122/167

Team: Hawthorn (VFL)
Location: Windy Hill (Essendon)
Date: 1938

People:
Back row - George Carter (obscured), Jack Barker (obscured), Albert Naismith (obscured), Bill Pavey, Ken Feltscheer, George Dower, Bill Deague
Middle row - Stan Spinks (obscured), Ted Poole, Harold Albiston, Bert Mills (captain), Tom Byrne (Vice-Captain), Gordon Waters, Dick Abikhair
Front row - Frank Samblebe (obscured), Neil Allison, Bob Williams, Alf Hurley, Viv Randall


Comment

This is a Hawthorn First Eighteen but the date could not possibly be 1918. For example, rover Ted Pool is seen in the photo. Pool was born in 1906. I found the writing very obscure. The written date is likely to be 1938, the year Pool retired at Hawthorn.

Bert Mills (Hawthorn captain 1932-34, 1938) is at the centre of the group. Further research has confirmed this is indeed a Hawthorn (VFL) Senior Team of 1938. They are photographed at Essendon Football Ground (Windy Hill). Note ‘EFC’ on fence. Presumably therefore this is the Round 7 match of 1938 which Hawthorn lost by thirteen points after leading at three-quarter time. All have white shorts. It is a pity there is so much emulsion damage on the left-hand side of the image because the quality otherwise is very clear.

The photo appears on page 298 of the publication We Are Hawthorn

Further Work Needed

Round: 7 Venue: Windy Hill Date: Sat, 04-Jun-1938
http://afltables.com/afl/stats/games/1938/051019380604.html
Essendon 16 20 (116)
Hawthorn 16 7 (103)

Duplicates - Near Identical Photos

Hawthorn Senior Team 1938 (HM 13)




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