20 July 1884|
Toodyay, Western Australia
19 June 1968 (aged 70)|
James Seabrook Everett (20 July 1884 – 19 June 1968) was an Australian rules footballer who played with West Perth in the West Australian Football League (WAFL).
Family[edit | edit source]
He married Agnes Florence Gardiner Robertson (1884-) on 17 May 1913.
Football[edit | edit source]
Recruited from the Junior team, Perth Central, Everett made his Western Australian Football Association (WAFA) debut in 1901, at the age of 17. FOOTBALL. He was a member of West Perth's 1905 premiership team, won through a grand final replay, as a centre-half back. In the drawn grand final, Everett had played on a half forward flank.
He was the vice-captain of the West Australian team at the 1908 Melbourne Carnival.
He played his last WAFL game with West Perth in 1915 -- the WAFA competition had been re-named Western Australian Football League (WAFL) in 1908 -- before enlisting with the First AIF in October 1915.
Cricket[edit | edit source]
The fixture, which took place at the WACA, was played against Victoria. Everett was in the side as a right-arm fast-medium bowler but couldn't take a wicket, finishing with figures of 0/48 off 13 overs in the only innings Western Australia bowled. With the bat he was required twice, coming in at eight in the batting order. He was dismissed by Arthur Kenny in both innings, for 13 and 0.
Military service[edit | edit source]
Wounded in action on 10 August 1918, he suffered gunshot wounds to his leg and shoulder, and was evacuated to England, where he recovered from his wounds and left England, for Australia, on HMAS Karoola on 13 December 1918, arriving home in January 1919.
See also[edit | edit source]
Footnotes[edit | edit source]
- Deaths: Everett, The Western Mail, (Friday, 2 July 1915), p23.
- Deaths: Everett, The West Australian, (Saturday, 28 September 1935), p.1.
- Marriages: Everett—Robertson, The West Australian, (Saturday, 7 June 1913), p.1.
- Football: West Perth, The (Perth) Inquirer and Commercial News, (Friday, 10 May 1901), p.15.
- "Jim Everett - Player Bio". Australian Football. http://australianfootball.com/players/player/jim%2Beverett/15602. Retrieved 14 August 2015.
- Jubilee of Australian Football — The Inter-State Teams: The Western Australian Team, The Leader, (Saturday, 29 August, 1908), p.29; The Football Carnival — Australasian Championships — The Competing Teams: The West Australian Team, Punch, (Thursday, 27 August 1908), p.17.
- "James Seabrook EVERETT". The AIF Project. http://www.aif.adfa.edu.au/showPerson?pid=93342.
- The West Australian, "Sentiment", 16 February 1950. p. 19
- "Western Australia v Victoria". CricketArchive. https://cricketarchive.com/Archive/Scorecards/8/8071.html.
- The West Australian, "War Casualties", 31 August 1918. p.7.
- "Jimmy" Everett Returning, The (Perth) Sunday Times, (Sunday, 19 January 1919), p.2.
References[edit | edit source]
- World War One Service Record: Lieutenant James Seabrook Everett (229), National Archives of Australia.
- World War One Embarkation Roll: Company Sergeant Major Warrant Officer Class 2 James Seabrook Everett (229), Australian War Memorial.
- World War One Embarkation Roll: Lieutenant James Seabrook Everett (229), Australian War Memorial.
- Australian Imperial Force: Appointments, Promotions, etc.: Infantry: 44th Battalion: To be 2nd Lieutenants: Company Sergeant-Major James Seabrook Everett, Commonwealth of Australia Gazette, No.6, (Tuesday, 18 January 1917), p.69. (Effective date of promotion: 9 September 1916.)
- Greg Wardell-Johnson, "WESTERN AUSTRALIAN INTERSTATE FOOTBALL REPRESENTATIVES 1904-2013".
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- J's profile from AustralianFootball.com
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