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Chaseling, William John (1880–1942)

Mr. W. J. [William John] Chaseling honorary secretary of the Newtown Rugby League Club for 32 years died at Sydney Hospital late on Sunday night. He leaves a widow and son.

Mr. Chaseling was returning from the Canterbury-Bankstown-Newtown match at Henson Park on Saturday afternoon when he collapsed.

The late Mr Chaseling played as the wing three-quarter but it was as an administrator that he was best known. He played a big part in building the Rugby league code to its present dominant position. He was a member of the management commitiee.

Mr Chaseling was connected with the Railway Department. He was 62 years of age.

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'Chaseling, William John (1880–1942)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/chaseling-william-john-17412/text29140, accessed 22 October 2021.

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