William John Chaseling was born 1880 in Newtown, New South Wales, Australia to Joshua Watsford Chaseling (1842-1894) and Mary Ann Hull (1844-1923) and died 17 May 1942 Sydney Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Gertrude May Peterson (1888-1964) 15 March 1910 in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia.
|Offspring of William John Chaseling and Gertrude May Peterson (1888-1964)|
|Arthur Watsford Chaseling (1914-1971)|
Mr. W. J. Chaseling honorary secretary of the Newtown Rugby League Club for 32 years died at Sydney Hospital late on Sunday night. He leaves a widow and son.
Mr. Chaseling was returning from the Canterbury-Bankstown-Newtown match at Henson Park on Saturday afternoon when he collapsed.
The late Mr Chaseling played as the wing three-quarter but it was as an administrator that he was best known. He played a big part in building the Rugby league code to its present dominant position. He was a member of the management commitiee.
Mr Chaseling was connected with the Railway Department. He was 62 years of age.