You Are Here > > > Tom Burridge

Tom Burridge

Full name: Tom Eustace Burridge
Gender: Male
Born: April 30, 1881 in Pimlico, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: September 16, 1965 in Chatham, Medway, Great Britain
Affiliations: Upton Park FC, London (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Football

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Tom Burridge played at centre-half for Upton Park when they won the 1900 Olympic tournament, he was just 19 years of age at the time and also served on the committee of the club at such a young age. He joined Upton Park in 1899 and spent six years with them, touring on at least four occasions. He was a veterinary student at the time of his Olympic victory and went on to make a career in the Royal Army Veterinary Corps along with team Upton Park team-mate [John Nicholas] and his brother John. Tom Burridge served in South Africa and during World War One rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. (Extra information was supplied by Peter Hamersley, Upton Park FC Historian)

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 19 Paris Football Men's Football Upton Park FC GBR 1 Gold

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1900 Summer 19 Paris Football Upton Park FC GBR Final Standings 1 1900-09-20 0
1900 Summer 19 Paris Football Upton Park GBR Final Round Match #1 1 1900-09-20 Upton Park 4, USFSA 0 0
id: 25,195