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Herbert Pogson (CAN)

Date of birth: 1896-03-22
Birthplace: Leeds, ENG
Raised: Leeds, ENG
Date of death: 1949-11-17
Profile Text Last Updated 2017-10-21
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moved to Hamilton, ON in 1914... served with the 173rd Battalion of the Canadian Army in the Great War (he won a medal for bravery)... he was 19 years old when enlisted for the Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force on 17 February 1916 in Hamilton, ON... served as a sergeant-major with the Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders in the Second World War... worked for the Eaton Knitting Company... as noted in 1927 in the Toronto Telegram, Pogson was “good at inside or outside left”... 

For Country

was part of the 1927 Canadian team that toured New Zealand, with 21 wins in 24 matches over a 10-week span (including four test matches in Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland)... 

For Club

In CANADA • played for Hamilton City FC... 

End Date Team Coach National Team Project Club Age
1927-08-19 CAN MNT Jimmie Adam [1927-07] Canadian tour of New Zealand 31

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