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Charles Boyles was born in 1888 and apparantly started taking photos in the late 1920's through to the early 1960's. Charles Boyles died at the age of 83 in 1971. This window of history serves as a broad focus for this website.

*This page ONLY lists photos in the collection when the year is known. Many photos are NOT listed on these pages.

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1949 Grand Final - Argus 26Sep1949 p3s First Bounce - Photographer Unknown
1949 Grand Final - Argus 26Sep1949 p3s First Bounce - Photographer Unknown


1940

  • Charles Boyles takes many portraits of Soldiers at Broadmeadows base.
  • Crates of paintings, drawings and etchings by Norman Lindsay , in the U.S. to protect them from the war, were impounded and subsequently burned as pornography by American officials.
  • Prime Ministers Avenue opened in Ballarat Botanical Gardens.
  • Last cable tram service ends service in Melbourne, double-decker buses replace the trams..
  • VFA Premiers - Port Melbourne (VFA)
  • VFL Premiers - Melbourne (VFL)
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1941

  • In Melbourne, Women work as tram conductors for the first time as a wartime measure
  • 1941-1945 VCFL in recess due to World War II.
  • At age 48, and after playing senior football since 1911, Roy Cazaly played his final year, this time as captain/coach of Camberwell.
  • VFA Premiers - Port Melbourne (VFA)
  • VFL Premiers - Melbourne (VFL)
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1942

  • US General Douglas MacArthur arrives in Melbourne (Australia's Military hub), to take supreme command of the allied forces in the southwest Pacific
  • Brownout Murders - American soldier Edward Leonski arrested and charged over the murders of 3 women. He is found guilty and hanged at Pentridge Gaol on November 9
  • Sir Ernest Edward 'Weary' Dunlop, (from Wangaratta, Victoria) become a Japanese P.O.W. His leadership and work as a doctor saves many lives
  • FFC monogram added to Fitzroy (VFL) jumper
  • Melbourne: US General Douglas MacArthur arrives to take supreme command of the allied forces in the southwest Pacific
  • VFA ceases during World War 2
  • VFA in Recess - No Premier
  • VFL Premiers - Essendon (VFL)
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1943

  • Charles Boyles takes many photos of U.S. marines at Ballarat
  • Train hit bus carrying army personnel (Wodonga) - 25 Deaths
  • Bushfires- 51 Deaths
  • Women munitions workers in Melbourne strike for pay rate equal to 90 per cent paid to men in the industry
  • Hawthorn (VFL) Change from Mayblooms to Hawks
  • Melbourne: Women munitions workers strike for pay rate equal to 90 per cent paid to men in the industry
  • Train hit bus carrying army personnel (Wodonga) - 25 Deaths
  • St Kilda, the team at the bottom of the VFL ladder cease competing after round 11.
  • VFA in Recess - No Premier
  • VFL Premiers - Richmond (VFL)
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1944

  • 15 February – Bushfires in the Western District, Gippsland and Yallourn regions of Victoria kill 51 people.
  • Melbourne: Sydney waiter Antonio Agostini senteced to six years jail for the manslaughter of his wife Linda, identified as the Pyjama Girl victim 10 years earlier
  • VFA in Recess - No Premier
  • VFL Premiers - Fitzroy (VFL)
  • Victoria: Bushires in Western District, Gippsland and Yallourn kill 51
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1945

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1946

  • Victoria's first surf lifesaving club is formed at Torquay.
  • 1946–1955 Polio epidemic. (Australia-wide) - 1013 Deaths
  • Ballet 'Terra Australis', the first 'all-Australian ballet' premiered in Melbourne
  • Trans Australia Airlines (TAA) launched with flight from Sydney to Melbourne .
  • VFA Premiers - Sandringham (VFA)
  • VFL Premiers - Essendon (VFL)
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1947

  • Australia’s Minister for Immigration Arthur Calwell signed an agreement with the United Nations Refugee organisation to accept displaced persons from European countries ravaged by war. Victoria received many post war immigrants.
  • Fred Fanning Melbourne (VFL) Kicks 18 Goals against St Kilda, Round 19, 1947
  • 1947-48 Polio Epidemic
  • Carlton defeats Essendon by one point in VFL Grand Final
  • 10th ANFC Carnival in Hobart. Won by Victoria
  • VFA Premiers - Port Melbourne (VFA)
  • VFL Premiers - Carlton (VFL) by one point
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10th ANFC Carnival in Hobart
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1948

  • Charles Boyles turns 60
  • First Holden car comes off the assembly line at Fisherman's Bend Factory in Melbourne
  • First tied VFL Grand Final - (Melbourne and Essendon). Melbourne won the replay
  • VFA Premiers - Brighton (VFA)
  • VFL Premiers - Melbourne (VFL)
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1949

Col Austen (Hawthorn) - 1949 Brownlow Medal Winner (Shared with Ron Clegg) - 1959 Kornies Swap Cards - Photographer Unknown
Col Austen (Hawthorn) - 1949 Brownlow Medal Winner (Shared with Ron Clegg) - 1959 Kornies Swap Cards - Photographer Unknown

  • Work began on the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme. Many of the workers are new migrants to the country.
  • Yarraville (VFA) change their name to Yarraville Eagles.
  • The VFA admitted to the ANFC. The throw pass no longer allowed at VFA games
  • VFA Premiers - Williamstown (VFA)
  • VFL Premiers - Essendon (VFL)
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