William Beardmore (cricketer) – Wikipedia



Scottish cricketer and soldier

William Beardmore
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Complete identify William Joseph Montague Beardmore
Born 18 July 1894
Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Died 29 December 1978(1978-12-29) (elderly 84)
Haywards Heath, Sussex, England
Batting Proper-handed
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1938–1952 Scotland
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William Joseph Montague Beardmore (18 July 1894 — 29 December 1978) was once a Scottish top quality cricketer and British Military officer.

Beardmore was once born in July 1894 at Renfrew. He was once trained on the Loretto College, prior to matriculating to Clare School, Cambridge.[1][2] Beardmore served within the First Global Battle and was once commissioned into the Gordon Highlanders as a 2d lieutenant in January 1915.[3] He was once promoted to lieutenant in March 1916,[4] prior to being promoted to captain in June 1917.[5] He was once wounded in motion all over the conflict.[1]

A membership cricketer for the West of Scotland Cricket Membership, Beardmore made a unmarried look in top quality cricket for Scotland in opposition to the traveling South Africans at Glasgow in 1924.[6] Batting two times within the fit, he was once disregarded for two runs by means of Cec Dixon within the Scotland first innings, whilst of their 2d innings he was once disregarded for three runs by means of the similar bowler.[7] He later moved to London, the place he was once the chief of the London arm of William Beardmore and Corporate.[1] Beardmore died at Haywards Heath in December 1978.[2]


  1. ^ a b c

    The Loretto Check in, 1825 to 1948. T. and A. Constable. 1949. p. 143.

  2. ^ a b “Wisden – Obituaries prior to 1979”. ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 9 July 2022.
  3. ^ “No. 29055”. The London Gazette. 2 February 1915. p. 1025.
  4. ^ “No. 29638”. The London Gazette (Complement). 23 June 1916. p. 6309.
  5. ^ “No. 30682”. The London Gazette (Complement). 10 Might 1918. p. 5716.
  6. ^ “First-Magnificence Suits performed by means of William Beardmore”. CricketArchive. Retrieved 9 July 2022.
  7. ^ “Scotland v South Africans, 1924”. CricketArchive. Retrieved 9 July 2022.

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