Carlton Senior Team 1947c (SLV 122_141)

Charles Boyles Collection SLV

Link to Photo at SLV Website
SLV Accession no. H2008.122/141

Team: Carlton (VFL)
Location: Princes Park, Carlton
Date: Probably 1947

Back row - Ollie Grieve, Fred Davies, Unknown, Jack Bennett, Unknown, Unknown
Second back row - Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Arthur Sanger, Jim Clark, Unknown, Jack Conley, Unknown, Fred Stafford
Second front row - Jim Baird, Vin Brown, ?, Bert Deacon, Ern Henfry (captain), Ritchie Green, Unknown, Ray Garby
Front row - Unknown, Herb Turner, Unknown, Unknown, Alan Streeter, Unknown


A Carlton (VFL) Senior Team photographed at Princes Park, Carlton. Probably 1947 team. A premiership year for Carlton. There are thirty players shown in this photo. It is not a match day - there is no-one on the terraces. Players wearing white shorts. Former West Australian Ern Henfry is at the centre of the group. He was appointed Carlton captain in 1947 (and continued as skipper until 1952).

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Bert Deacon is 1947 Brownlow medallist...Carltons First Brownlow?

Fred Stafford kicked a goal in the final Sseconds of the 1947 Grand Final when Carlton was five points behind http://www.blueseum.org/tiki-index.php?page=Fred+Stafford

Fred Stafford began his career in 1947
Alan Streeter began his senior carrer in 1948
Bennett and Sanger did not play in 1948
Photo is probably 1947 and Alan Streeter identification needs to be checked

Note that Alan Streeter was promoted to the Senior list in mid 1947, but did not play his first Senior Game until 1948

For Promotion to Senior Team See:
TOM ROULENT MAY COACH COROWA TEAM. (1947, June 25). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 30. Retrieved August 1, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article22435513

Back Row Far Right possibly Alan Sorrell

Second Front Row, second from Right possibly Ken Hands

Second Top Row, Second Left resembles Alec Way

Second Tom Row, Second From Right is possibly Les Carr but more likely to be George Bailey
Les Carr - Source Blueseum
Les Carr - Source Blueseum

There were 32 players who played senior football for Carlton in 1947

Second back Row, third from left is possibly Doug Williams

Other Carlton Senior players in 1947 are:
  • Aitken, Ken
  • Bailey, George
  • Baxter, Ken
  • Brown, Vin
  • Cahill, Frank
  • Carr, Les
  • Fitzgibbon, Fred
  • Greenshields, Allan
  • Hines, Ron
  • Hodgson, Arthur
  • Howell, Jack
  • Howell, Max
  • Hunter, Basil
  • Kelsey, Bob
  • Leehane, Tom
  • Mooring, Jim
  • Redmond, Bill
  • Simmons, Tom
  • Williams, Doug

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