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Full name Alfred Peter Powell
Born August 19, 1908, Hampstead, London
Died April 21, 1985, St Audry's, Melton, Suffolk (aged 76 years 245 days)
Major teams Middlesex
Education Mill Hill School
Alfred Powell played one match for Middlesex as an amateur batsmen at the end of the 1927 season, making 0 in both innings, both times dismissed by Percy Fender.
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