England at the 1938 British Empire Games

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England at the
1938 British Empire Games
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CGF codeENG
CGACommonwealth Games England
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Medals
Ranked 2nd
Gold
15
Silver
15
Bronze
10
Total
40
British Empire Games appearances

England competed at the 1938 British Empire Games in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, from 5 February to 12 February 1938.[1]

The athletes that competed are listed below.[2][3] [4][5]

Athletes[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Name Age Occupation Medal
Sandy Duncan 25 Schoolmaster 1 x silver
Bernard Eeles 24 Accountant none
Dora Gardner 25 Secretary 1 x silver
Frank Handley 27 Clerk 2 x silver
Mary Holloway 20 Typist none
Cyril Holmes 22 Drysalter 2 x gold, 1 x silver
Winifred Jeffrey 17 Typist 1 x silver
Harry Lister 22 School teacher none
Gladys Lunn 29 P.O Clerk 1 x bronze
Brian MacCabe 23 Advertising 1 x silver
John Lunn Newman 21 Bank clerk none
Bert Norris 39 Civil Servant 1 x silver
Henry Pack 25 Police officer 1 x silver
Ethel Raby 23 Comptometer operator 2 x silver
Ken Richardson 19 Cost clerk 1 x silver
Bill Roberts 25 Timber salesman 1 x gold, 1 x silver
Dorothy Saunders 22 Teacher 1 x silver
Kathleen Stokes 21 Saleswoman 1 x silver
Kathleen Tiffen 25 Commercial artist none
Dorothy Tyler-Odam 17 Typist 1 x gold
Lawrence Wallace 20 Student 1 x silver
Peter Ward 24 Stockbroker 1 x silver
Lawrence Weatherill 32 No profession none
Dick Webster 23 Army officer none

Boxing[edit]

Name Age Occupation Medal
William Butler 21 Electrician 1 x gold
Maurice Dennis 24 Mechanic 1 x silver
Harry Groves 19 Brewers Drayman 1 x gold
Alfred Harper 24 Mechanic none
Joseph Wilby 25 Royal Air Force 1 x bronze

Cycling[edit]

Name Age Occupation Medal
Ray Hicks 20 Student 1 x silver
Ray Jones 19 Carpenter 1 x bronze
William Maxfield 21 Storekeeper 1 x gold
Ernie Mills 24 Engineer 1 x bronze

Diving[edit]

Name Age Occupation Medal
Jean Gilbert 18 Clerk none
Doug Tomalin 23 Royal Air Force 1 x gold, 1 x silver

Lawn bowls[edit]

Name Age Occupation Medal
James Cuthbert 64 Retired public works contractor none
Tommy Hills 54 Auctioneer & estate agent none
George Hiscock 62 Retired relieving officer none
S Jones Unknown none
Edward Shuttle 60 Retired employment exchange manager none
Edward Tappenden 61 Retired private secretary none
Ronald Weeks 52 Retired farmer none

Rowing[edit]

Name Age Occupation Medal
Basil Beazley 24 Electrical engineer 1 x gold
John Burrough 24 Chemist 1 x gold
Rhodes Hambridge 26 Medical student 1 x gold
Peter H. Jackson 25 Accountant 1 x silver
Desmond Kingsford 23 Timber merchant 1 x gold
Jack Offer 29 Estate manager 1 x silver
Dick Offer 28 Insurance 1 x silver
William Reeve 23 Civil engineer 1 x gold
John Sturrock 22 Army officer 1 x gold
John Turnbull 21 Cambridge student 1 x gold
Tim Turner Unknown 1 x gold

Swimming[edit]

Name Age Occupation Medal
Goldup Davies 23 Draughtsman 2 x gold
Kenneth Deane 16 Student none
Frederick Dove 20 Insurance clerk 2 x gold
Lorna Frampton 17 Bank clerk 1 x gold
Mostyn Ffrench-Williams 23 Civil servant 1 x gold
Zilpha Grant 18 Burrough's operator 1 x bronze
Joyce Harrowby 16 Student 1 x bronze
Margery Hinton 22 Clerk 1 gold, 1 x bronze
Edna Hughes 21 Corporation employee 1 x bronze
Margaret Jeffrey 17 Bank clerk 1 x silver
Bob Leivers 22 Master butcher 2 x gold, 1 x silver
Doris Storey 18 Machinist 2 x gold
Michael Henry Taylor 19 Solicitor's clerk 1 x gold, 1 x bronze
Norman Wainwright 23 Clerk 1 x gold, 1 x bronze

Wrestling[edit]

Name Age Occupation Medal
Ray Cazaux 20 Pastry cook 1 x bronze
Leslie Jeffers 27 Policeman 1 x bronze

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1938 Sydney". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  2. ^ "English athletes". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  3. ^ "UK, Outgoing Passenger Lists, 4 Dec 1937 London". Ancestry.co.uk.
  4. ^ "English athletes". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  5. ^ "UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1 April 1938, Brisbane-London". Ancestry.co.uk.