Sir Edward Frederick, 9th Baronet
|Full name||Edward Boscawen Frederick|
29 June 1880|
Loppington Hall, Shropshire, England
|Died||26 October 1959
St John's Wood, London, England
|Relations||John Frederick (Uncle)|
|Domestic team information|
Source: Cricinfo, 23 August 2016
Early life and education
Frederick was born at Loppington Hall, Shropshire. He was the second son of Sir Charles Frederick, 7th baronet, and grandson of General Edward Frederick. He was educated at Eton College and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst.
In 1899, he joined the Royal Fusiliers as a lieutenant and fought in the South African War. He returned to Sandhurst as an instructor from 1912 to 1914, but returned to active duty at the beginning of the First World War. He was severely wounded and placed on the retired list in 1919.
In 1925, he was appointed an Exon in the King's Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard. He served as Ensign from 1937 until his retirement in 1950. He succeeded to the baronetcy in 1938 upon on the death of his brother, Charles Edward St John Frederick. During the Second World War, he commanded a battalion of the Home Guard.
Frederick made his first-class debut for Hampshire against Leicestershire during the 1903 County Championship. From 1903 to 1905 Frederick represented Hampshire in five County Championship matches, with his final first-class match for Hampshire coming against Yorkshire. In his five matches for the club, Frederick took 9 wickets at a bowling average of 36.77, with best figures of 3-41.
In 1907, Frederick represented the Europeans (India), making his debut against the Parsees in the final of the Bombay tournament. This was Frederick's final first-class match, during which he claimed a single wicket.
In 1913, Frederick married Edith Katherine Cortlandt, daughter of Colonel William Hutchinson Mulloy. They had two sons and a daughter. The younger son, Lieutenant John Christopher Frederick, was killed in action in 1943 in Tunisia. His surviving son, Major Charles Boscawen Frederick, inherited the baronetcy.
|Baronetage of Great Britain|
Sir Charles Frederick, 8th Baronet
(of Burwood House)
Sir Charles Frederick, 10th Baronet