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Henry Brougham      

Full name Henry Brougham

Born July 8, 1888, Wellington College, Berkshire

Died February 18, 1923, La Croix, Var, France (aged 34 years 225 days)

Major teams Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Wellington College; Oxford University

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 5 9 0 214 84 23.77 0 1 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1911-1912
Profile

Henry Brougham was one of the great sportsmen of the period immediately before the Great War. He won a Blue at Oxford for cricket in 1911 he scored 84 in the Varsity match - and in 1912 he was capped four times for England at rugby union. Remarkably, although he was good enough to play as a three-quarter internationally, he did not get in the Wellington XV nor did he win a Blue at Oxford. His best sport was rackets, winning the Public Schools Championship in 1907 and a bronze medal at the 1908 Olympics. He was commissioned into the Royal Artillery at the outbreak of war but was invalided out in 1917 and had been in ill health ever since.
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