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Norm Shadlow
Born (1899-10-15)15 October 1899
St Peters, New South Wales, Australia
Died 28 June 1948(1948-06-28) (aged 48)
Concord, New South Wales, Australia

Norman Eric Shadlow (1899–1948) was an Australian rugby league footballer who played in the 1920s and was a foundation member of the St George Dragons.

Background

Shadlow was born at St Peters, New South Wales, on 15 October 1899.

Playing career

He joined St. George after enlisting in the First World War in 1918. He was a member of the first St George's team that played on 23 April 1921 against Glebe. Shadlow was also a member of the first St. George's team to win a game when he played on the wing during a game against Newtown on 21 May 1921 at the Sydney Sports Ground in front of a very small crowd of 300.[1]

He went on to play 46 first grade games between 1921–1926 with St George. He later enlisted in the Australian Army during the Second World War under the name of Patrick Shadlow (NX53834).[2]

Death

Shadlow died at Concord Repatriation Hospital on 28 June 1948[3] and was cremated at Woronora Cemetery on 1 July 1948.[4]

References

  1. "Saints outclassed by Glebe", St. George Call and Cronulla & Sutherland Argus (Kogarah), 22 July 1921, page 6. Archived at National Library of Australia.
  2. SHADLOW, PATRICK, Army Roll, Government of Australia.
  3. "Funerals" Sydney Morning Herald, 1 July 1948, page 12. Archived at National Library of Australia.
  4. Alan Whiticker/Glen Hudson, Encyclopedia of Rugby League Players,. 1995 (ISBN 1875169571)
    - "Return Thanks" (personal notices), St. George Call and Cronulla & Sutherland Argus (Kogarah), 9 July 1948, page 10. Archived at National Library of Australia. 9/7/1948

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