Minor Counties Cricketers War Deaths

Worcestershire 2nd XI BACHE: Harold Godfrey [1907] b Churchill, Worcestershire 20.8.1889 d Comines Canal Bank, Ypres, Belgium 16.2.1916. LHB, SLA. FC: Worcestershire and Cambridge University. Football [England Amateurs, Cambridge University, Corinthian and West Bromwich Albion]. Rugby Union [Cambridge University]. Lawn Tennis [Cambridge University]. Schoolmaster. Second Lieutenant 10 th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers. Bat 4-8-0-249-89-31.12-0-2 ct 1 CHAYTOR; Alban Kingsford [1907] b Worcester 24.10.1890 d La Clytte, Belgium 26.5.1915. Cousin of HJ Chaytor [Worcestershire]. Second Lieutenant 6 th Battalion attached 3 rd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. Bat 2-4-0-22-14-5.50 ct 2 Yorkshire 2nd XI BOOTH; Major William [1907-1909] b Lowtown, Pudsey, Yorkshire 10.12.1886 d La Signy Farm, Somme, France 1.7.1916. RHB, RMF. FC: England, Yorkshire, MCC, GL Jessop’s XI, Lord Londesborough’s XI, MCC South African Touring Team and Kent & Yorkshire. Electrical Engineer. Cricket Professional. Second Lieutenant 15 th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment [Prince of Wales's Own]. Bat 28-38-2-785-98-21.80-0-4 ct 16 Bowl 1553-83-18.71-7/58-5-1 GILL; Fairfax [1906] b Wakefield, Yorkshire 3.9.1883 d Boulogne-sur-Mer, Pas de Calais, France 1.11.1917. RHB. FC: Yorkshire. Clerk and Cricket Professional. Gunner 21 st Trench Mortar Battery Royal Field Artillery. Bat 3-6-1-165-57-33.00-0-2 PAYNE-GALLWEY; William Thomas [1900] b Blackrock, Dublin, Ireland 25.3.1881 d Vendresse-Beaulne, Aisne, France 14.9.1914. RF. FC: MCC and Army. Captain 2 nd Battalion Grenadier Guards. MVO. Bat 1-1-0-10-10-10.00 Bowl 75-3-25.00-2/52 ROTHERY; James William [1900-1907] b Staincliffe, Yorkshire 5.9.1876 d Beckett Park, Leeds, Yorkshire 2.6.1919. RHB. FC: Yorkshire and J Bamford’s XI. Other: Durham. Cricket Professional. Private 1 st Battalion The Buffs [East Kent Regiment]. Bat 20-36-3-985-114-29.84-1-5 ct 9 Kevin Clement 31 October 2022

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