Charles Coles (footballer)
Charles Coles (21 July 1879 – 20 August 1942) was an Australian rules footballer who played with the Geelong Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL). He was a skilled follower with a nice kick, however his career was ruined through a broken leg in 1904. He was killed in 1942 while acting as a doorkeeper at the Palais Royal Dance Hall in Geelong.
|Full name||Charles Coles|
|Date of birth||21 July 1879|
|Place of birth||Geelong, Victoria|
|Date of death||20 August 1942 63)(aged|
|Place of death||Geelong, Victoria|
|Height||183 cm (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||83 kg (183 lb)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1904.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
- "Charlie Coles – Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 16 August 2015.
- "Charlie Coles". AFL Tables. Retrieved 9 August 2009.
- Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers (7th ed.). Bas Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5.
- "DEATH AFTER BLOW". The Argus. Melbourne. 21 August 1942. p. 3. Retrieved 11 January 2011 – via National Library of Australia.
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