Tom Dillon (Australian footballer)

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Tom Dillon
Personal information
Full name Thomas Victor Dillon
Date of birth(1920-07-06)6 July 1920
Place of birth Brisbane, Queensland
Date of death 17 August 2007(2007-08-17) (aged 87)
Original team(s) Bendigo
Height 175 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 68 kg (150 lb)
Playing career1
YearsClubGames (Goals)
1943, 1946 Carlton 14 (8)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1946.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Tom Dillon (6 July 1920 – 17 August 2007) [1] was an Australian rules footballer who played with Carlton in the Victorian Football League (VFL). [2]

Dillon served in the Australian Army during World War Two. [3]

Notes

  1. "Tom Dillon - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 14 December 2014.
  2. Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2009). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (8th ed.). Seaford, Victoria: BAS Publishing. p. 216. ISBN   978-1-921496-00-4.
  3. "DVA's Nominal Rolls".


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