Albert Luvian Wade

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Albert Wade
Full name Albert Luvian Wade
Date of birth 20 September 1884
Place of birth Glasgow[1]
Date of death 28 April 1917
Place of death Oppy Wood, Arras (aged 32 years 220 days)
School Dulwich College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Scrum-half
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1908  Scotland 1 Pts:0;

Albert Luvian Wade (died on 28 April 1917, aged 32.) was a Scottish rugby union player. He was killed in World War I[2]

Early life[edit]

Albert Wade was born on 20 September 1884 in Glasgow. He attended Dulwich College, where he captained the First XV.[3]

Rugby union career[edit]

He played for London Scottish FC and was capped for Scotland on 21 March 1908,[2] at Inverleith in the Scotland vs England match which was won by Scotland.

Military Service[edit]

Wade was killed at Oppy Wood, near Arras on 28 April 1917, whilst serving as a Lieutenant in 17th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment, on temporary attachment to a trench mortar battery. He was 32 years of age and has no known grave, being commemorated on the Arras Memorial.[3]


  • Bath, Richard (ed.) The Scotland Rugby Miscellany (Vision Sports Publishing Ltd, 2007 ISBN 1-905326-24-6)
  1. ^ Albert Wade Profile on
  2. ^ a b Bath, p109
  3. ^ a b [1] CWGC Certificate Retrieved: 2 July 2012.

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