Arthur Turner      

Full name Arthur Jervois Turner

Born June 10, 1878, Mussoorie (now Musuri), United Provinces, India

Died September 8, 1952, Graffham, Sussex (aged 74 years 90 days)

Major teams Army, Essex, Free Foresters, Gentlemen, Gentlemen of the South, South of England

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium (underarm)

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education Bedford Modern School

Relation Brother - JT Turner, Brother - WMF Turner, Nephew - AJD Turner

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 77 134 15 4053 124 34.05 11 31 2
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 77 827 484 15 3/47 32.26 3.51 55.1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1897 - 1914

Brigadier Arthur Jervois Turner CB, CMG, DSO and Croix de Guerre was educated at Bedord Modern where he was in the XI from the age of 13, and thereafter he established an excellent reputation as a batsman for Woolwich and the Army. His county cricket started with Bedfordshire and then intermittently for Essex. His career record speaks for itself, and but for his professional commitments he would have gone much further in the game. As it was, he played for Gentlemen against Players in the headline match in 1898 but had to turn down an invitation the following summer after being summoned to serve during the Boer War. He returned to play a little county cricket after the end of the war, and even though he did not turn out for Essex after 1910, his last first-class outing was for the Army in 1914. He continued playing minor games after WW1, and in 1929 represented an Egypt XI. His last recorded game was in 1939 for the Army against the touring West Indies, by which time he was 60.

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