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Bombers remember fallen players

ANZAC Appeal | Fletch at Flinders Essendon great Dustin Fletcher raised money for the ANZAC Appeal outside of Flinders Station.

This week, Essendon Football Club wishes to extend its acknowledgement to its past players who were killed while on active duty.

The below list of players served during the Boer War, World War I and World War II, as well as The Vietnam War and The Korean War. 

Boer War

Charlie Moore (1897-99) – Died 12/05/1901 in Quaggaschock, South Africa

World War 1

Lewis Blackmore (1905-07) – Died 23/07/1916 in Pozieres, France

Dick Clough (1907-08) – Died 2/06/1915 DOW at sea

Jimmy Gordon (1913-14) – Died 30/09/1918 in France

Billy G. Harvey (1912) – Died 14/09/1917 in Belgium

Herb Hunter (1900) – Died 08/05/1915 in Krithia, Cape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey

Fred McIntosh (1913-14) – Died 28/09/1917 in Polygon Wood, Belgium

Charlie Morley (1906) – Died 13/04/1919 OAS (illness)

Les Rogers (1915) – Died 4/08/1916 in France

Gerald J. Ryan (1906; 1909) – Died 06/02/1917 in Tiddworth, Wiltshire, UK

Jack Wood (1910) – Died 20/10/1914 OAS as the result of an accident in East Melbourne, VIC

World War 2

Godfrey Goldin (1939) – Died 07/02/1943 in New Guinea

Len Johnson (1929-33) – Died 24/01/1942 in Singapore

Jack Keddie (1941) – Died 15/08/1945 in Wewak, New Guinea