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William 'Herbie' Turner        

William 'Herbie' Turner

Victorian Football Association
DOB: 30 July 1870
DOD: 21 February 1952, aged 81
Games: 48
Goals: 3
Career: 1892 - 1894


Various reports mention W. Turner/A. Turner/F. Turner

Origins of Australian Football Vol 4 has F. Turner from Scotch College in 1892 playing 48 games (3 goals) 1892 - 1894. Volume 5 lists William Fred "Herbie" Turner with the same playing details.

1892 Turner was named in Carlton squads to play pre season games against Carlton Juniors at the Brunswick C. G., against Brunswick, and the "Next 25" both at the University C. G., on April 16, 23 and 30th.

1892 May 07
Turner named in Carlton squad to play Collingwood at Victoria Park. This is Collingwood's first game in the V.F.A.

1892 May 14
Turner played against Richmond at the Richmond C.G. Punt Road.

1892 CFC Annual Report, Turner scored 1 goal for the season.

1893 CFC Annual report, Turner scored 3 goals for the season.

1894 June 01
The V.F.A. Permit Committee met and refused W. Turner's application of a transfer to St.Kilda.

1894 June 02
W. Turner played the following day, against North Melbourne at the North Melbourne C. G.

1897 May 01
The Herald (p3) mentions W. Turner, formerly of Carlton will play for St.Kilda this season.
Played 10 games and kicked 1 goal for the Saints in his only season there in 1897.

The Prahran Telegraph May 08 (p2) 1897 talking about St. Kilda's prospects for the new season mentions among a group of new players A. Turner from Carlton. Is this the same person?


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