Published By Ben Hillidge
Oswestry cricket Club see LlanAdv 24 Jan 1919 for meeting to restart OCC after it was wounddown in 1915 as ‘players’ joined services.
mention of Minshall as chair plus other names.
Second Lieutenant Gilbert R Venables, 3Bn posted to 2 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. KIA 7 March 1915, Voormezeele Enclosure No3 He played cricket for Shropshire, Herefordshire and the MCC as a middle order batsman and bowler. He was also a good golfer, Captain of Oswestry Golf Club and represented Shropshire Gentlemen, and was a gold and silver medal winner in the Bar Golf Championships
Private 12329 Harry Beaton, 6 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. KIA 17 September 1916, Thiepval Memorial (unknown) played cricket & football for Holy Trinity Church Club