Dunrobin Football Team (1921)
5 miles North of Casterton, South Western Victoria, Australia
Glenelg & Wannon Region, S-W Victoria, Australia

Dunrobin Football Team (1921)

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John McMILLAN - tall man, second from left, father of the John McMillan (below), born 1882 in Coleraine (Merino), died 1970.
Parents - John & Margaret McMILLAN (nee McDONALD).


John COLEMAN & John "Jack" Angus McMILLAN

John Angus "Jack" McMILLAN, son of John and Florence McMILLAN (nee McGUINESS).

Mr McMillan was a member of the Footscray Seconds first premiership side in 1936. He came to the club from Hastings in that year and played four senior games before breaking his wrist. A full forward, he held the goal kicking record at Hastings for 13 years before it was broken by John Coleman in 1947 with 136 goals. Mr McMillan’s record was 119 goals established in 1934. Born in Casterton, Mr McMillan was from a family of nine children.

A primary school teacher, Mr McMillan had been actively associated with sports administration. He was coach of the Victorian Schoolboys football team in 1955 and 1962 and was manager of the side in 1968. He was also on the Council and the committee of the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Association. Mr McMillan was a member of the City of Hawthorn Lodge No 363, and had been Secretary of the Gould League of Bird Lovers for the 11 years prior to his death in 1969.

Thanks to Libby McMillan for the above images.