John George Will

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John George Will (died on 25 March 1917, aged 24) was a Scottish rugby union player. He was killed in World War I[1] an air battle over Arras, serving as a Lieutenant in the Royal Flying Corps.[2] He is listed on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

He played for Cambridge University RFC and was capped for Scotland in 1912-14.[1]

Will had played in the last match before the war, the Calcutta Cup match at Inverleith (Edinburgh), alongside James Huggan who died in 1914, and Frederick Harding Turner[2]

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  • Bath, Richard (ed.) The Scotland Rugby Miscellany (Vision Sports Publishing Ltd, 2007 ISBN 1-905326-24-6)
  1. ^ a b Bath, p109
  2. ^ a b An entire team wiped out by the Great War (The Scotsman)

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