Charlie Oliver’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

November 1, 1905

Death Date

Sep 25, 1977

Age of Death

71 years

Cause of Death



Rugby Player

The rugby player Charlie Oliver died at the age of 71. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Second five-eighth player who played his professional career for Canterbury, and also played for New Zealand’s national team.

He was a professional cricket player before focusing solely on rugby.

In 1935-36 he was a vice-captain of New Zealand’s national team.

His son-in-law, Dave Gillespie, also played rugby for New Zealand’s national team.

He is part of a list of New Zealand captains that includes players such as Richie McCaw.