Minor Counties Cricketers War Deaths

MINOR COUNTIES CRICKETERS [1895-1914] WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES DURING WARS Bedfordshire BROWNING; Charles Hunter [1901] b Clapham, Bedfordshire 9.4.1878 d Le Cateau, Nord, France 26.8.1914. RHB, WK. 2 ND : Kent. Captain 124 th Battery 28 th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Bat 2-4-1-6-3-2.00 ct 2 st 2 DAY; Francis Thomas Pressland [1910] b Roxton, Bedfordshire 10.12.1890 d Pas-de-Calais, France 25.5.1918. Son of J Day [Huntingdonshire]. Solicitor’s Articled Clerk. Captain 15 th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment [Prince of Wales’s Own]. Bat 1-2-0-2-2-1.00 DUNHAM; Horace George [1914] b Luton, Bedfordshire 18.9.1892 d Somme, France 13.11.1916. RF. Assistant Baker. Private 24 th Battalion Royal Fusiliers. Bat 1-2-1-3-3-3.00 Bowl 19-0 GUTTERIDGE; Richard Charley [1910-1914] b Dunstable, Bedfordshire 1.12.1892 d Boutancourt, Ardennes, France 28.5.1918. Son of RW Gutteridge [Bedfordshire]. Lieutenant 2 nd /6 th Battalion attached 15 th Battalion Durham Light Infantry. Bat 5-7-1-93-41*-15.50 ct 4 Bowl 42-0 LINNELL; Robert McCheyne [1909-1910] b Burton-on-Trent, Staffs 16.2.1881 d South Tidworth, Wiltshire 16.3.1915. Other: Federated Malay States. Medical Officer. Captain Royal Army Medical Corps. Bat 3-6-2-20-5*-5.00 Bowl 26-3-8.66-3/16 MACLEAR; Basil [1900-1909] b Southsea, Hampshire 7.4.1881 d north west of Wieltje, Ypres, Belgium 24.5.1915. RHB, RF. Rugby Union [Ireland, Barbarians, Blackheath, Bedford, Monkstown and County Cork]. Captain 2 nd Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Bat 5-8-0-85-39-10.62 ct 3 Bowl 104-1-104.00-1/67 MORAN; Herbert James [1911] b Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India 17.1.1891 d Nord, France 25.9.1915. RHB, WK. Lieutenant 8 th Gurkha Rifles. Bat 1-2-0-18-17-9.00 PEPPER; Charles ‘Charlie’ [1903] b Youghal, County Cork, Ireland 6.6.1875 d La Clytte, Belgium 13.9.1917. RHB, RM, LB. FC: Nottinghamshire. Cricket Professional. Serjeant 16 th Battalion Sherwood Foresters [Notts and Derby Regiment]. Bat 5-7-3-54-21*-13.50 ct 3 Bowl 46-3-15.33-2/10 RENNIE; Hugh Robert [1910] b Hove, Sussex 25.7.1892 d Poznan, Poland 10.7.1918. Second Lieutenant London Regiment [London Scottish] attached Cameron Highlanders. Bat 1-2-0-4-4-2.00 ct 1 Bowl 34-0 ROBERTS; Donald Farquharson [1912] b Streatham, Surrey 27.3.1892 d Cambrai, Nord, France 20.11.1917. Rugby Union [Bedford & Rosslyn Park]. Captain 4 th Battalion attached 7 th Battalion East Surrey Regiment. MC. Surname sometimes Farquharson-Roberts. Bat 1-2-0-9-8-4.50 ROWE; Ernest Fentiman [1895-1903] b Felsted, Essex 27.1.1866 d Bayswater, Middlesex 14.4.1918. WK. Other: Essex. Son of AW Rowe [Cambridge Town & Cambridge University] & brother of FE Rowe [Essex and Cambridge University Past & Present]. Major 2 nd Beds Regiment but also shown as 1 st Garrison Battalion Suffolk Regiment. Also played for Berkshire. Bat 12-17-3-121-29-8.64 ct 8 st 6 Bowl 0-0 SOUTHWELL; Wilfrid Alan Glanville [1912] b Filey, Yorkshire 27.11.1893 d Hooge, Belgium 16.6.1915. Grandson of HG Southwell [Cambridge University]. Hockey [Bedfordshire]. Private 1 st Battalion Honourable Artillery Company. Bat 6-12-1-249-67-22.63-0-1 ct 1 WILLIAMS; Leslie [1907] b Mountfield, Sussex 29.1.1891 d near Serre, Somme, France 1.7.1916. Hockey [Kent]. Second Lieutenant 23 rd [Tyneside Scottish] Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Bat 1-2-0-17-13-8.50 ct 2 [including 1 as sub] Bowl 71-1-71.00-1/35 Berkshire BATTYE; Cyril Wynyard [1914] b Wandsworth, Surrey 31.8.1894 d Netheravon, Wiltshire 13.3.1916. Son of W Battye [MCC, Bedfordshire and Suffolk]. Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps and Royal Berkshire Regiment. Bat 3-6-0-53-16-8.83 ct 2 Bowl 67-0 BELCHER; Gordon [1910-1913] b Kemp Town, Brighton, Sussex 26.9.1885 d Richebourg, Pas-de-Calais, France between 15.5.1917 and 17.5.1917. FC: Hampshire. Son of TH Belcher [Oxford University]. Captain 3 rd Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment. MC. Bat 27-42-4-849-112*-22.34-2-2 ct 22 Bowl 1950-107-18.22-7/54-4-1 GOLD; Cecil Argo [1906] b St Pancras, Middlesex 3.6.1887 d Ovillers-la-Boisselle, Somme, France 3.7.1916. FC: Middlesex. Solicitor’s Articled Clerk. Lieutenant Adjutant 5 th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. Bat 1-2-0-129-112-64.50-1-0

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