Full name Cecil Argo Gold
Born June 3, 1887, St Pancras, London
Died July 3, 1916, Ovilliers la Boiselle, France (aged 29 years 30 days)
Major teams Middlesex
Education Eton College; Oxford University
|First-class span||1907 - 1907|
Lieut. And Adjutant Cecil Argo Gold (Royal Berkshire Regiment) was killed on July 3, aged 29. In 1905 and 1906 he was in the Eton XI, having a batting average of 26.60 in the first year and one of 21.50 in the second. In his matches against Harrow and Winchester he made 186 runs with an average of 23.25, his highest score being 57 against Harrow in 1906. He played in the Freshmen's match at Oxford in 1907, making 0 and 35, but did not obtain his Blue. Since 1907 he had been a member of the M.C.C. He had been mentioned in Dispatches.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
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