Ernie Edmunds
Ernie
Edmunds

Born
Oct 17, 1902
Age
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Club
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Birthplace
Nanaimo, CAN
Height
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School(s)
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Where they grew up
Nanaimo, CAN
STATS
International "A" Level - CAN MNT
4 Appearances
4 Starts
0 Goals
0 Assists

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Ernie Edmunds

Ernest Edmunds... he was 54 years old when he passed away at the Vancouver General Hospital on 27 October 1956 (?newspaper clipping said 52 years) (he was buried at Cedar Valley Memorial Gardens)... he married his wife Duane (Bud)... worked for Shell Oil Company of Nanaimo...

as noted in 1927 in the Toronto Telegram, Edmunds “is said to be without an equal in (his) position” of fullback... said teammate Neil MacFarlane in 1927, Edmunds “was one of the best fullbacks that ever played with Nanaimo City”... as remembered in his obituary, he “was considered one of the greatest fullbacks in Canadian football”... wrote the Victoria Colonist of Edmunds as a 38-year old fullback, he “is still colourful and a sound fullback”... in 1940, part of a group of Nanaimo City FC veterans colourfully nicknamed the “Ancient Four Horsemen (Ernie Edmunds, George Grey, Bill McGregor, and Alex Thomson)...

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