Full name Cecil Herbert Douglas
Born June 28, 1886, Clapton, London
Died September 30, 1954, Frinton-on-Sea, Essex (aged 68 years 94 days)
Major teams Essex
Batting style Right-hand bat
|First-class span||1912 - 1919|
Cecil Herbert Douglas, who died at Frinton-on-Sea in September, aged 68, was the younger brother of J. W. H. T. Douglas, the Essex and England captain. Cecil, generally known as Pickles, played for Essex in a few matches from 1912 to 1914, his highest innings being 78 against Lancashire at Old Trafford in 1919. He was a celebrated boxing referee.
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