William Miller (Australian footballer)

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William Miller
William Miller Norwood.jpg
Personal information
Full name William Robert Miller
Nickname(s) Darky
Date of birth (1881-12-29)29 December 1881
Place of birth South Australia
Date of death 29 December 1912(1912-12-29) (aged 31)
Place of death Rose Park, South Australia
Position(s) Full forward
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1899–1910 Norwood 110 (212)
1911 Sturt
Representative team honours
Years Team Games (Goals)
South Australia 9
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1910.
Career highlights
  • 2x Norwood premiership player (1904, 1907)
  • 2x SANFL leading goalkicker (1901, 1904)
  • 7x Norwood leading goalkicker
    (1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905)[1]
  • Norwood best and fairest (1905)

William Robert Miller (29 December 1881 – 29 December 1912) was an Australian rules footballer who played for Norwood in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL).[2]

He died from typhoid on his 31st birthday, at a hospital in Rose Park.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Redlegs Museum: William Miller profile. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
  2. ^ "1904 interstate match: South Australia v Western Australia – Sandgropers go west with spoils". Australian Football – 1904. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Family Notices". The Journal. XLVII, (12998). South Australia. 31 December 1912. p. 1.
  4. ^ "OBITUARY". Chronicle. LV, (2, 837). South Australia. 4 January 1913. p. 46.