William Benton      

Full name William Manstead Benton

Born July 11, 1873, Chelsea, London

Died August 17, 1916, near Mericourt-l'Albe, France (aged 43 years 37 days)

Major teams Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Framlingham College

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 2 3 1 25 19* 12.50 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1913 - 1913
Profile

Captain the Reverend William Benton was serving with the Manchester Regiment when he died of wounds. He played for Middlesex twice in 1913, by which time he was 40, but was best known for his association with the Mote Park CC. He served throughout the South African War, and in 1915 was wounded and invalided home. Before the war he was curate-in-charge of Bearsted, in Kent. He was in the XI at Framlingham College.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 136/8 (40 ov)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 165/5 (42.1 ov)
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 121/2 (41.2 ov)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 110/2 (44.5 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 175/3 (46.4 ov)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 132/6 (41 ov)
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 151/3 (42.4 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 111/4 (38.4 ov)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 171/2 (43.5 ov)
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