Dave Sands the Boxer

Dave Sands (1926-1952), boxer, is born on 24 February 1926 at Burnt Bridge, near Kempsey, New South Wales, fifth of eight children of George Ritchie, a rodeo-rider and timber-cutter. Dave's brothers Clement, Percival, George, Alfred and Russell also box, emulating their father and their maternal great-uncle Bailey Russell, a noted bare-knuckle fighter.

  • Dave Sands, Boxer, Courtesy of National Library of Australia.