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Jack Douglas         Single gamer

Jack Douglas

Career: 1898
Debut and only game: Round 17, 1898 v South Melbourne, aged 25 years, 308 days
Carlton Player No.: 62
Goals: 0
Height: ?
Weight: ?
DOB: 6th November, 1872


John William Douglas played for Carlton in Season 1898, Douglas represented Carlton in his one & only game for the Navy Blues. Douglas was born in Melbourne, and was recruited from Cardigan after originally playing for Northern Suburb's club Albion North.

Transfer details for a W. Douglas from Carlton to North Melbourne in 1900. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/9543217

Douglas passed away in 1905 aged 33 in a gruesome incident involving a train. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/225186493

Footnote:

In 1895 the Albion United captain was a player named Douglas.
There is a photo of him in the Weekly Times August 03 p11.
There is reference to a G. Douglas playing for Albion United in 1892, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/8415652 So not our J W Douglas.

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1988 - Walls quote on Prac. Match form Vs Melb.

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