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Frank Field

Career: 1901 - 1902
Debut: Round 14, 1901 v Essendon aged 21 years 298 days old
Carlton Player No.: 117
Games: 13
Goals: 1
Last game: Round 10, 1902 v St Kilda aged 22 years 276 days old
Height: ?
Weight: ?
DOB: October 2, 1879


Field played 13 games for the Blues after debuting in 1901. He kicked 1 goal after being recruited from Tarnagatta which is west of Bendigo.

He was born Thomas Franklin Field at Tarnagatta in 1879 and died March 1, 1963 at Heidelberg aged 83. In many of the history books, Frank is often listed as Fred but we at the Blueseum, and at Carlton, are satisfied that Frank is the right name.

He enlisted with the AIF on July 9, 1917, embarked from Australia on November 21, 1917, was badly wounded in action on August 18, 2018, when shot in the chest and invalided to the UK on August 27, 1918. After a long convalescent he returned to Australia on January 30, 1919 and was discharged from the army on February 2, 1919.

Mentioned in The Herald May 04 (p3) 1917 as one Carlton's serving soldiers as Pvt. F. Fielding, same person?

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