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Full name Gerald Edward Livock
Born July 11, 1897, Newmarket, Suffolk
Died January 27, 1989, Blandford Forum, Dorset (aged 91 years 200 days)
Major teams Middlesex
Batting style Right-hand bat
Fielding position Wicketkeeper
Education Cheltenham College
Relation Nephew - MD Livock
Group Captain Gerald Livock, DFC, AFC, who died on January 27, 1989, aged 91, was an all-rounder as man and cricketer, being an aviation pioneer, headmaster of a boys' preparatory school, and an archaeological authority. A right-hand mid-order batsman and sound wicketkeeper. he was in the Cheltenham XI, played for various amateur sides in between-the-wars cricket, as well as for the RAF, and turned out five times for Middlesex between 1925 and 1927. His RAF career restricted his first-class cricket, but he played for the Gentlemen at Folkestone in 1925, hitting his first-class highest score of 65, and for the Gentlemen of England against Woodfull's 1934 Australians. His thirteen first-class matches brought 403 runs, average 25.18, nineteen catches and five stumpings. He also played for Cambridgeshire, and was a member of H. M. Martineau's touring side to Egypt in 1934.
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