Victorian Football Association
DOD: July 13 1927
Games: 2 - 3
Left: William Henry Hatch, image via Trove from the St.Kilda Cricket Club team photo of 1910
(Prahran Telegraph April 30)
Ex East St.Kilda.
1879 Hatch is listed in "The Footballer" 1879 as having played for Carlton this season.
But his write up is as an East Kilda player.
1879 W. Hatch. East St.Kilda - Captain; A very fine kick and back player, and good general.
(The Footballer 1879. p40)
1879 W. Hatch scored one goal for Carlton during the 1879 season.
(The Footballer 1879. p71)
1879 W. Hatch was a contestant in the First Twenty Drop Kick Competition held at the Carlton Sports Day in October.
Hatch went to St.Kilda and became captain, served as treasurer and as delegate. Also similarly involved with the St.Kilda Cricket Club for forty years.
Played 1886 - 1887 for 17-19 games and 3 goals for the Saints.
.* The Referee (Sydney) July 20 1927 (p16) reporting Hatch's death, said he was over 70 years of age.
Death notice for Mr W H Hatch
His son Corporal William Roy Hatch M.M. was killed in Belgium September 30 1917 aged 21.