Name: Gerrish, William Webber Walter (Billy)



Birthdate: 1884-12-xx in Bristol (Killed: 1916-08-08 in France)

Position: Forward

Playing for Villa: 13 April 1909 - August 1912

Previous clubs: Freemantle, Bristol Rovers

Signed: 200 - From Bristol Rovers

Sold: - To Preston North End

League: 55 matches - 17 goals

Cup: 3 matches - 1 goal

FA Charity Shield: 1 match - 0 goals

International:


More info:
He played in the 1910-11 FA Charity Shield where Villa lost 0-1 to Brighton & Hove Albion. (0 goals)

Gerrish was killed in action, aged 32, while serving with the Footballers' Battalion, Middlesex Regiment, in France. He died in the attack on Guillemont at the battle of the Somme in France in 1916. He died after losing both his legs.



Season

1908-09
1909-10
1910-11
1911-12
First team

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39 - 15 goals
15 - 3 goals
5 - 0 goals
Reserves

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Youth

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