Tim Archer

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Tim Archer
Personal information
Full name Thomas Timothy Archer
Date of birth(1897-02-13)13 February 1897
Place of birth Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Date of death 24 September 1990(1990-09-24) (aged 93)
Original team(s) Mangoplah
Playing career1
YearsClubGames (Goals)
1923–24 St Kilda 22 (12)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1924.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Thomas Timothy Archer (13 February 1897 – 24 September 1990) was an Australian rules footballer who played with St Kilda [1] in the Victorian Football League (VFL). [2]

In 1925, Archer was appointed as coach of the Hume Weir Football Club in the Ovens and Murray Football League. [3] [4]

Archer returned home in 1926 and played in Mangoplah's 1926 – Wagga United Football Association premiership side that defeated Tootool at The Rock. [5]

In 1934, Archer was elected as President of the Wagga Australian Rules Football Association. [6]

During World War II he served in the Volunteer Defence Corps, enlisting in Sydney in 1942. [7]

Archer would later become the manager of the famous Sydney landmark, Petty's Hotel. [8]

Notes

  1. "1923 - Archer on St. Kilda's list". Daily Advertiser. Wagga Wagga, NSW. 11 May 1923. p. 4. Retrieved 30 August 2020 via Trove Newspapers.
  2. Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2014). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (10th ed.). Seaford, Victoria: BAS Publishing. p. 26. ISBN   978-1-921496-32-5.
  3. "1925 - Hume Weir FC - Coach". The Herald. 19 February 1925. p. 3 via Trove Newspapers.
  4. "1925 - Football". Benalla Standard. Victoria. 24 February 1925. p. 3. Retrieved 26 December 2020 via Trove Newspapers.
  5. "1926 - The Rock Progress Football Association Grand Final match review". Daily Advertiser. Wagga Wagga, NSW. 21 September 1926. p. 6. Retrieved 30 August 2020 via Trove Newspapers.
  6. "1934 - Wagga Australian Rules FA - AGM". Daily Advertiser. Wagga. 24 March 1934. p. 7. Retrieved 12 September 2020 via Trove Newspapers.
  7. "World War II Roll: Thomas Timothy Archer". Commonwealth of Australia.
  8. "1950 - Tim Archer, Petty's Hotel". Time Gents. 2 September 1950. Retrieved 30 August 2020.


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