The 1937 photo, courtesy of Boyles Football Photos
Back row: Edwin Gilbert* (poss), Thomas Jones* (poss), Wyn Murray, Joe Beagley, Fred Hughson, Unknown, Claude Cannaway
Middle: Unknown, Ken Walker, Bert Hyde, Bob Muir, Bill Maslen, Unknown, Les Main
Front: Unknown, Frank Dowling, Edwin Latham# (poss), Unknown
* Based on them both being the only ones that should be in both the 37 & 38 photo. A guess on who is who.
# See below
Note : Identifications are made from information / photos that I’ve been able to find, and as always, happy to be corrected on any errors. Also happy to hear of any new identifications.
Story, with more details, of how this all came about, can be found here –
Players of Round 4, 8 May, 1937
Game Details – The VFA Project
Wyn Murray – Back row, third from left
Joe Beagley – Back row, fourth from left
1940 Coburg photo – https://www.picturevictoria.vic.gov.au/site/coburg/chs/16056.html
Fred Hughson – Back row, third from right
Ken Walker – Middle row, second from left
Bert Hyde – Middle row, third from left
Bob Muir – Middle row, fourth from left
Bill Maslen – Middle row, third from right
Frank Dowling – Front row, second from left
Les Main – Middle row, far right
Claude Cannaway – Back row, far right
Apart from Hughson and Dowling, Cannaway is the only other player that should be in 1934 and 1937 photos.
1934 photo (Front row, far left) –
Edwin Latham – Poss front row, second from right. (partly based on height, as he’s only 158cms
Photo from Scotch College website –
which is a bit of a guess as to who he actually is.
Also mentioned here – https://www.carltonfc.com.au/news/92434/blues-little-big-man-remembered
Edwin Gilbert – Poss back row, far left. (Guess based on Gilbert and Jones being in both the 37 and 38 photos)
Thomas Jones – Poss back row, second from left. (Guess based on Jones and Gilbert being in both the 37 & 38 photos)
Other players selected for R4, 1937 –
Noel Fisher – 26-2-1912 – 21-5-1985. 179cms. FF.
Kevin Brown – CHB, Follower, flanks. Injured in the final quarter of R4 game with a possible arm fracture and doesn’t play again in 1937. Heading – Bisset Injured – https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/page/19265389
Assuming photo is taken before or during the game, Brown should be in it. Will also be in 1938 and 1940 photos, but struggling to find a match.
Darrell Wilkins – 1-10-1915 – 1-1-1964. 170cms.
Harry Clack – Wing. Played in 1934 Northcote GF, with Jack Haskett, and should be in Northcote’s team photo, but can’t make a match –
L. Walsh – Rover / Centre.
Phil Dunstone – 19th man. Don’t believe he is in it.