Charlie Collett

c.1940 & c.1942

By Geoff Webb

Charlie Collett
Geoff Webb

Charlie Collett was the son of Bill Collett, Redbourn’s policeman in the 1930’s, and was a professional heavyweight boxer.

Top photograph: Charlie posing in his fighting stance.

Lower photograph shows him sparring with Freddie Mills, who later became world British cruiserweight champion.

This page was added on 22/05/2011.

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