Tom Burns (footballer)

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Tom Burns
Personal information
Full name Thomas Francis John Burns
Date of birth(1916-10-13)13 October 1916
Place of birth Goroke, Victoria
Date of death 16 July 1993(1993-07-16) (aged 76)
Original team(s) Goroke
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Playing career1
YearsClubGames (Goals)
1944 Geelong 6 (5)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1944.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Tom Burns (13 October 1916 – 16 July 1993) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Geelong in the Victorian Football League (VFL). [1]

He served in the Australian Air Force during World War Two. [2]

Notes

  1. Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2014). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (10th ed.). Seaford, Victoria: BAS Publishing. p. 116. ISBN   978-1-921496-32-5.
  2. "DVA's Nominal Rolls".

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