Ken 'The Tank' Charlton

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Playing Career

Vital Statistics

Full Name
Ken James Charlton
Nickname(s)
The Tank
Born
Sunday, 15th July, 1923
Died
2012
Place Of Birth
Auburn, New South Wales, Australia

Known Family Links

Brother
Neville Charlton
Son
Tony Charlton
Phil Charlton

Biography

The brother of Nev Charlton, Ken Charlton served with the RAAF in England during the war before commencing a long career with the Canterbury club as both a player and administrator. Following his retirement as a player in 1959, Ken ' The Tank' Charlton was the foundation secretary of Canterbury Leagues Club and was later a vice-president of the NSWRL in 1961.
- ALAN WHITICKER

Additional Notes

Served the RAAF in World War II as a Warrant Officer prior to starting his career in Rugby League.

Playing Career Statistics

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Competitions

Competition   Comp Wins App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Country Carnival - 3 - -   - - 3 0 0 100.00% List
NSWRFL Premiership (NRL) - 147 7 -   - 21 66 74 7 44.90% List
NSWRFL Finals - 5 1 -   - 3 2 3 0 40.00% List


Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Possibles (AU) 1948   1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List


Club Career

NSWRFL Premiership (NRL) - By Year

Team Season   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Canterbury NSWRFL 1946   16 1 -   - 3 9 6 1 56.25% List
Canterbury NSWRFL 1947   21 2 -   - 6 14 6 1 66.67% List
Canterbury NSWRFL 1948   14 2 -   - 6 4 9 1 28.57% List
Canterbury NSWRFL 1949   18 - -   - - 6 10 2 33.33% List
Canterbury NSWRFL 1950   18 - -   - - 9 9 0 50.00% List
Canterbury NSWRFL 1951   16 1 -   - 3 7 9 0 43.75% List
Canterbury NSWRFL 1952   18 - -   - - 5 12 1 27.78% List
Canterbury NSWRFL 1953   13 1 -   - 3 9 3 1 69.23% List
Canterbury NSWRFL 1954   13 - -   - - 3 10 0 23.08% List

NSWRFL Premiership (NRL) - By Team

Team Years   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Canterbury 1946-54   147 7 -   - 21 66 74 7 44.90% List

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Contributions: Rugby League Tables, Andrew Ferguson, Shawn Dollin, Alan Katzmann, Greg Fiveash, Paul Carter, AJ Lucantonio