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John Butterworth      

Full name John Compton Butterworth

Born August 17, 1905, Samarang, Java

Died March 18, 1941, Shooter's Hill, London (aged 35 years 213 days)

Major teams Middlesex, Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Harrow School; Oxford University

Relation Brother - REC Butterworth

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 3 6 1 49 16* 9.80 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1925-1926

John Butterworth was the older of two brothers who went to Harrow and played for Oxford University. An opening batsman, he performed well enough in the Freshmen's match to win a place in the side for the first match of the season against Middlesex, but that was his only appearance of the summer. He played twice in his second year but not after that. He joined the RAF and in 1936 played for the RAF against the Royal Navy at Lord's. He was killed while flying in 1941, ten months after his brother had died in France.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
4th Youth ODI: England U19 v S Africa U19 at Leicester - Aug 20
England U19 won by 6 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)
Group B: Kent v Middlesex at Canterbury - Aug 20
Middlesex won by 7 wickets (with 37 balls remaining)
Group B: Notts v Warwickshire at Nottingham - Aug 20
Notts won by 1 wicket (with 0 balls remaining)
Group B: Surrey v Somerset at The Oval - Aug 20
Surrey won by 7 runs (D/L method)
Group B: Sussex v Glamorgan at Hove - Aug 20
Glamorgan won by 7 wickets (with 8 balls remaining) (D/L method)
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