Gerald Seeley

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Gerald Seeley
Personal information
Full nameGerald Henry Seeley
Born(1903-05-09)9 May 1903
Port Blair, Andaman Islands
Died23 July 1941(1941-07-23) (aged 38)
at sea off Ostend, Belgium
BattingRight-handed
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1921Worcestershire
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches 1
Runs scored 7
Batting average 7.00
100s/50s 0/0
Top score 7
Balls bowled 0
Wickets -
Bowling average -
5 wickets in innings -
10 wickets in match -
Best bowling -
Catches/stumpings 0/0
Source: CricketArchive, 24 June 2008

Gerald Henry Seeley (9 May 1903 – 23 July 1941) was an English cricketer who played a single first-class game, for Worcestershire against Nottinghamshire at Worcester in 1921. Batting at number seven in his only innings, he scored 7 before falling lbw to John Gunn.[1] Although this was his only appearance at such a high level, he did play several times for Marlborough College and in 1921, a fortnight before his Worcestershire appearance, he hit 122 and took 5-59 against Rugby School.[2]

Seeley was born at Port Blair. in the Andaman Islands. In the Second World War he became an air gunner in the Royal Air Force, and holding the rank of Pilot Officer he died at sea off Ostend in July 1941. He is buried in the Oostende New Communal Cemetery.[3]

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  1. ^ "Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire in 1921". CricketArchive. Retrieved 2008-06-24.
  2. ^ "Marlborough College v Rugby School in 1921". CricketArchive. Retrieved 2008-06-24.
  3. ^ "Last resting place of Gerald Seeley". CricketArchive. Retrieved 2008-06-24.

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