For the non-senior player see Tom Ferguson 1950
DOB: 27 November 1920
Died: 29 May 2008
Debut: Round 3, 1942 against Fitzroy at Brunswick Street
Last MFC Game: Round 16, 1943 against Collingwood at Punt Road
From: Burnley Juniors/Richmond
Number: 16 (1942), 22 (1943)
Games: 14 (52 total)
Goals: 8 (25 total)
Tall utility player who was cleared by Richmond without playing a game, and appeared as a late replacement defender in his first game.
He was runner-up in the 1943 Gardiner Medal for best and fairest in the Seconds competition, and returned after the war for three seasons with Hawthorn.
He served in the RAAF during World War II.
Players who served during war
Cleared to Hawthorn as 'J. Ferguson'.
Sporting Globe - 03/06/1942
Argus - 10/03/1943
Australasian - 24/06/1944
Argus - 16/05/1946
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