Harold Goodwin (cricketer)

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Harold James Goodwin (31 January 1886 – 24 April 1917) was an English first-class cricketer who played in 39 matches for Cambridge University and Warwickshire between 1906 and 1912.[1]

Goodwin was born in Edgbaston, Birmingham, and was educated at Marlborough College, where he was in the cricket First XI 1903–05, and its captain in 1905. He then went up to Jesus College, Cambridge, where he gained blues for both cricket and hockey. After Cambridge he became a solicitor. During World War I he was commissioned in the Royal Garrison Artillery and was killed at Arras, France, where he is buried at the Faubourg-d'Amiens cemetery.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player profile: Harold Goodwin". CricketArchive. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  2. ^ McCrery, Nigel (2015). Final Wicket: Test and First Class Cricketers Killed in the Great War. Pen and Sword. p. 1917. 
  3. ^ "Casualty Details". Commonwealth War Graves Commission.