24th May 1920
Robert Jeffrey played seven times for Exeter City in 1948. He joined the club from Montrose and later played for Weymouth and Llanelli before moving to Canada.Before the Second World War, he had played for Aberdeen but had been appearing for Montrose prior to his move to St James’ Park.
Initially signed on trial by City in October 1947, he was given a full contract two months later and made his Football League debut for the Grecians in a 2-1 defeat at Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic in March 1948. He played in the next six games.
Released at the end of the 1947-48 season, he signed for Weymouth and moved to Llanelli in September 1950 before emigrating to Canada in 1951 where he played and coached in Winnipeg. Robert died in Ottawa in 2014.