Full name Rodney Howell Palmer
Born November 24, 1907, Sherfield-on-Loddon, Hampshire
Died April 24, 1987, Newbury, Berkshire (aged 79 years 151 days)
Major teams Berkshire, Cambridge University, Hampshire
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast
Education Harrow School; Cambridge University
|First-class span||1929 - 1933|
Lt-Col Rodney Palmer MC was tall and strongly built, he bowled fast with a late swerve and was three years in the Harrow XI. He did not get a Blue at Cambridge but made three appearances for Hampshire between 1930 and 1933. His one notable performance was to take 5for 93 against Yorkshire at Sheffield in 1933. He had also played for Berkshire.
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