Edmund Bury

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Olympic medal record
Men's Rackets
Silver medal – second place 1908 London Men's doubles

Edmond William Bury (4 November 1884 – 5 December 1915) was a British rackets player who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics.[1]

He won the silver medal in the men's doubles competition together with Cecil Browning. In the men's singles event he did not participate.

Bury was killed in action, aged 31, during the First World War,[2] serving as a captain with the King's Royal Rifle Corps near Fleurbaix. He was buried in the Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery nearby.[3]

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  1. ^ "Edmund Bury". Sports Reference. Retrieved 3 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Olympians Who Were Killed or Missing in Action or Died as a Result of War". Sports Reference. Retrieved 3 August 2015. 
  3. ^ Bury, Edmond William, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Retrieved 28 September 2008

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