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Arnold Beitzel
Born (1897-05-27)27 May 1897
Pakenham, Victoria
Died 6 November 1982(1982-11-06) (aged 85)
Townsville, Queensland[1]
Height 180 cm

Henry Arnold Beitzel (27 May 1897 – 6 November 1982) was an Australian rules footballer who played for the St Kilda Football Club and Fitzroy Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL).[2]

In July 1915, Beitzel enlisted to serve in World War I, having his right thumb amputated while fighting in North Africa and later fighting in France.[3] He also served in World War II.

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  1. "Deaths". 8 November 1982. p. 26. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=6zVVAAAAIBAJ&sjid=hZQDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6011%2C3557744. 
  2. Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2014). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (10th ed.). Seaford, Victoria: BAS Publishing. p. 58. ISBN 978-1-921496-32-5. 
  3. Cullen, Barbara (2015). Harder than football : league players at war. Richmond, Victoria: Slattery Media Group. p. 116. ISBN 978-0-992379-14-8. 

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