Tom Douglas (footballer)

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Tom Douglas
Personal information
Full name Thomas Alexander Douglas
Date of birth 11 September 1910
Place of birth Ayr, Scotland
Date of death 6 March 1943(1943-03-06) (aged 32)
Place of death French Algeria
Position(s) Inside forward
Senior career*
1927–1931 Motherwell 7 (4)
1931–1933 Blackpool 60 (17)
1933–1936 Burnley 63 (13)
1936–1938 Witton Albion
1938–1938 Rochdale 8 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Thomas Alexander Douglas (11 September 1910 – 6 March 1943) was a Scottish professional association footballer who played as an inside forward.

Personal life

Douglas served as a sapper in the Royal Engineers during the Second World War and died on active service in French Algeria on 6 March 1943. [1] [2] He is buried at El Alia Cemetery. [1]

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  1. 1 2 "Casualty Details: Thomas Douglas". Commonwealth War Graves Commission . Retrieved 6 August 2021.
  2. "Tom Douglas". Retrieved 6 August 2021.