Decade Review 2009

George Kemp-Welch      

Full name George Durant Kemp-Welch

Born August 4, 1907, Chelsea, London

Died June 18, 1944, Chelsea, London (aged 36 years 319 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Warwickshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Education Charterhouse; Cambridge University

George Durant Kemp-Welch
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 114 182 14 4170 186 24.82 6 50 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 114 1716 41 4/41 41.85 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1927-1936
Profile

Captain George Durant Kemp-Welch died in June as the outcome of enemy action which destroyed the Guards Chapel. He gave up important business connections when war broke out and joined the Grenadier Guards. As a soldier he carried the same compelling force that made him prominent as a games player at Charterhouse and Cambridge, while, with more time available, he might have become invaluable in the Warwickshire cricket eleven.

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George Kemp-Welch

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