James Wright

Military Officer, Cricket Player

1912 – 1987

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Who was James Wright?

James Egerton Lowndes Wright was an English cricketer. Wright was a right-handed batsman. He was born at London.

Educated at Winchester College, he progressed from the college cadet force to enlist in the London Regiment as a 2nd Lieutenant. In 1935 he gained promotion to Lieutenant in the same regiment. In 1937, Wright made a single first-class appearance for the Free Foresters against Oxford University at the University Parks. In a match which Oxford University won by ten wickets, Wright batted twice, scoring 48 runs in the Free Foresters first-innings before being dismissed by Bill Murray-Wood, while in their second-innings he was dismissed for a duck by David Macindoe.

He died at Ashford Hill, Hampshire on 14 January 1987. His father Egerton Wright also played first-class cricket.

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Born
May 10, 1912
London
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Lived in
  • London
Died
Jan 14, 1987
Ashford Hill

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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