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Fred McIntosh

Victorian Footballr Association
Committee Member: 1883 - 1890
DOB: 1861
DOD: November 13 1896
Victorian Football Team player, Sydney 1881
Games: 35 - 36
Goals: 7
Career: 1881-1886

Frederick Dury McIntosh.

1881 A new recruit from Essendon, and did well.
(Centenary Souvenir of Carlton Football Club, p15)

F. McIntosh was a member of the Carlton Football Club tour to Adelaide.
He was mentioned amongst players as giving great service to the club in 1881.
(The Carlton Story, H.Buggy and H.Bell, p50,51)

1881 A most popular and good tempered player, active and energetic as a follower, in fact plays anywhere with skill and judgment, and in the true football spirit.
(The Footballer. 1881. p23)

1882 May 24 Wednesday Queen's Birthday
McIntosh was named in the 23 man Carlton Reserves squad that played Colac at Colac.

1887 F. McIntosh of the First Twenty, was presented with an illuminated address for giving the club long service at the Carlton general meeting held Friday 1st. April 1887.

1890 March 29
F. McIntosh was elected onto the Carlton committee at the AGM.


Omeo; November Friday 13
Frederick McIntosh, a well known resident of Omeo met with a fatal accident on Wednesday evening while returning from Sheepstation......Going towards Swift's Creek he jumped his horse over a low fence, and the animal struck the top rail and threw Mr. McIntosh out of the saddle. He was immediately picked up unconscious, and taken to Swift's Creek, where he died early this morning without regaining consciousness. He leaves a widow and several young children.
Mr. McIntosh was formerly a leading member of the Carlton Football team.
(The Argus Saturday November 14 1896 p10.)
McIntosh late of North Fitzroy was 35 years old.

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'Felix' Australasian November 21 p18


Fred's son Frederick Richard McIntosh (born 23 July 1893) played VFL football first for University (1913-14) for 25 games and then Essendon (1915) for 14 games before enlisting in the AIF. He died from wounds at Polygon Wood Belgium, 28 September 1917 aged 24.

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