Lou Holmes (footballer)

Louis Gordon Holmes was an Australian rules footballer who played with St Kilda in the Victorian Football League. He was killed in Gallipoli in World War I.

Lou Holmes
Personal information
Full name Louis Gordon Holmes
Date of birth (1892-07-07)7 July 1892
Place of birth Launceston, Tasmania
Date of death 23 June 1915(1915-06-23) (aged 22)
Place of death Gallipoli, Ottoman Turkey
Original team(s) Launceston
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1910 St Kilda 1 (0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1910.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

See also


  • Holmesby, Russell & Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.
  • Lou Holmes's playing statistics from AFL Tables
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