John Butterworth      

Full name John Compton Butterworth

Born August 17, 1905, Samarang, Java

Died March 18, 1941, Shooter's Hill, London (aged 35 years 213 days)

Major teams Middlesex, Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Harrow School; Oxford University

Relation Brother - REC Butterworth

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 3 6 1 49 16* 9.80 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1925-1926
Profile

John Butterworth was the older of two brothers who went to Harrow and played for Oxford University. An opening batsman, he performed well enough in the Freshmen's match to win a place in the side for the first match of the season against Middlesex, but that was his only appearance of the summer. He played twice in his second year but not after that. He joined the RAF and in 1936 played for the RAF against the Royal Navy at Lord's. He was killed while flying in 1941, ten months after his brother had died in France.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Kent at Southampton - Sep 15-18
Kent 507 Hampshire 115/3
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Sep 15-18
Leics 138 & 115/6 Essex 334
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Sep 15-18
Sussex 391 Notts 304/3
Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Sep 15-18
Somerset 523/9d Middlesex 64/7
Surrey v Derbyshire at The Oval - Sep 15-18
Surrey 181 & 262/9 Derbyshire 210
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