Bert Daykin, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Bert Daykin

Australian rules footballer

Date of Birth: 25-Jul-1888

Place of Birth: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia

Date of Death: 19-Jun-1955

Profession: Australian rules footballer

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Bert Daykin

  • Albert Victor 'Red' Daykin (25 July 1888 – 19 June 1955) was an Australian rules footballer who played for Essendon in the Victorian Football League (VFL). Daykin was a follower and forward from South Bendigo who in 1908 became the first of three brothers to appear in a VFL Grand Final.
  • One of those brothers, Percy, was a dual Carlton premiership player and another, Richard, played in Collingwood's 1910 premiership team. Playing on this occasion from the back pocket, Daykin finished on the losing team in the 1908 VFL Grand Final. After three seasons with Essendon, Daykin joined Goldfields Football League club Mines Rovers and played there until 1913.
  • He represented the Western Australian interstate team at the 1911 Adelaide Carnival.

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