Full name William Ward Odell
Born November 5, 1881, Leicester
Died October 4, 1917, near Passchendaele, Belgium (aged 35 years 333 days)
Major teams Leicestershire, London County
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
|First-class span||1901 - 1914|
Second Lieut. William Ward Odell (Sherwood Foresters), born November 5, 1885; missing, believed killed, October, Military Cross. Had been wounded. For several seasons Odell was one of the best bowlers in the Leicestershire Eleven. He was right handed and bowled medium-pace. He met with marked success for Gentlemen against Players at the Oval in 1905, taking four wickets for 86 runs and six for 54.
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