Full name David William Maurice Gay
Born April 2, 1920, Kensington, London
Died July 10, 2010, New Zealand (aged 90 years 99 days)
Major teams Sussex
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
|First-class span||1949 - 1949|
A professional soldier who then became a teacher, Major David Gay played twice for Sussex in 1949 and twice for Combined Services as a medium-pace bowler earlier in the same summer. In World War Two he won the MC for an attempted rescue in Italy which one witness described as the bravest action he had ever seen.