Eddie Latheron

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Birthday
22, 1887
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 14, 1917 (29)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
22, 1887
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 14, 1917 (29)

About

Late English soccer player who played for the Blackburn Rovers from 1906 to 1917. He was killed in the Battle of Passchendaele while serving as a member of the Royal Field Artillery in World War I.

Before Fame

He played youth soccer at for the South Bank Corinthians and made his senior debut for Grangetown Athletic.

Trivia

Blackburn Rovers fans gathered around his grave to hold a ceremony in his honor on the ninetieth anniversary of his death.

Family Life

His was survived by his wife, Bertha, and his son, Walter.

Associated With

He and striker Joe Garner both played for the Blackburn Rovers.

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