27 May 1897|
6 November 1982 (aged 85)|
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).
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. He also served in World War II.
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- "Deaths". 8 November 1982. p. 26. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=6zVVAAAAIBAJ&sjid=hZQDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6011%2C3557744.
- 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.
- 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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