Written by DB
Given the success in discovering details of the later lives of both Surrey AC 1920s international sprinter,*William A Hill,and Polytechnic Harriers' London-born Norwegian triple jumper,*Hans Odde,here are some Polytechnic Harriers & Surrey AC athletes who represented Great Britain from 1896 to 1939 for whom,in particular,full dates and places of birth and death are missing.
The discoveries concerning William Hill & Hans Odde came via their grand-daughters ?googling? !! So,there?s always hope! The additional information is available from David Barrington via contact on this website.
The list below is extracted from Ian Buchanan's splendid 'Who's Who of UK & GB International Athletes 1896-1939'
Alfred G Baldwin Surrey AC (also ArmyAA) b ?? d ??
James Jeffery Barker Polytechnic H (also Ilford AC) b 6.11.1892 Ilkeston,d 18.10.1947 Birmingham
John James Barrett Polytechnic H b 1878 Listowell,Co Kerry d??
James George Beale Polytechnic H b 7.2.1881 Waltham Cross d ??
John Cecil Benham Surrey AC b 26.6.1900 d ??
Denis Victor Black MC Surrey AC(also St Pauls Sch& Army AA) b 20.10.1897 Aylsham d ??
John Butler Polytechnic H b about 1871 d 3.10.1959 ??
Denis Carey Polytechnic H b 6.8.1872 Limerick d ??
Timothy J Carroll Polytechnic H (also Clonliffe H/London AC) b 8.7.1888 Cork d ??
George A G Clark Polytechnic H b ?? d ??
Michael Collins Polytechnic H (also Gaelic AC) b 8.9.79 Currans,Co Kerry d 21.2.59 Currans,Co Kerry
George Charles Constable Surrey AC (also Essex Beagles) b 1905 ?? d 14.4.1932 Charing Cross
William Manderville Cotterell Surrey Ac (also Army AA) b 1902 Crowthorne ? d ??
Laurence Michael ?Larry? Cummins Surrey AC b 1889 Kinsale? d ??
Charles C Davies Polytechnic H b ?? d ??
Frederick A Foley Surrey (also Army AA) b ?? d ??
Cyril William Gill Polytechnic H b 21.4.1902 where? d 1.9.1989 Jersey
Leslie John Goody Polytechnic H b 3.2.1901 Bethnal Green d ??
Arthur John Gray Polytechnic H b 12.4.1907 Thorpe,Essex d ??
W James Hatton Surrey AC b ?? d ??
John Crocker Heap Surrey AC (also Latymer Upper Sch) b 9.11.1907 St Pancras d ??
HG Higgins Surrey AC (also Ilford AC) b ?? d ??
Harold H Hodge Surrey AC b ?? d ??
Charles Guy Holdaway Polytechnic H b 28.2.1886 Belgravia d ??
JR Langridge Surrey AC b ?? d ??
Ernest Edward Leatherland Polytechnic H (also Sutton in Ashfield H) b 23.6.1894 Basford d ??
Jack Thomas Probert Polytechnic H b …1889 Shrewsbury d ….1982
Richard Nicholson Ripley Polytechnic H b 23.6.1901,Middlesbrough d ??
George Thomas Saunders Polytechnic H b 29.11.1907 Winchester d exact date?? Nov 1996 Reading
Stanley Charles Scarsbrook Surrey AC b ?? d ??
William John ? Billy ? Simmons Polytechnic H b 15.2.1903 but where d 21.4.1976 Hampstead Norrys
Hubert Victor ?Harry? Stubbs Polytechnic H b 17.8.1916 Abergavenny d ??
G Percy Sweet Surrey AC b ?? d ??
Arnold Leonard Treble Polytechnic H b 8.10.1889 but where? d 1966 exact date/where?
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