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Archie Douglas

 

 

 

 

 

Colonel Archie Philip Douglas, one of 7 sons of Sir Robert Kennaway Douglas, and his wife Rachael Fenton, was one of four brothers who played cricket for Middlesex. In the Dulwich XI from 1882 to 1884, he headed the batting averages in the last season, and did the same at Woolwich the next two years. On a few occasions in 1886 and 1887 he assisted Surrey, and afterwards appeared for Middlesex, the county of his birth. He also played much military cricket in India.

 

During the Great War, when serving as Colonel of Royal Artillery (Indian Army), he was mentioned in dispatches and awarded the C.M.G. and the Serbian Order of the White Eagle (Fourth Class).

His brothers Sholto, James and Robert also played first-class cricket.

 

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The cricketing brothers (pdf)

 

 

 

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