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On This Day 1919: Saturday Cricket defeat for Shoreham Camp Soldiers.

The Worthing Cricket Club engaged in a thrilling contest with the soldiers from Shoreham Camp. The Soldiers, captained by J. K. Matthews, were decisively defeated by the Worthing team with a final score of 282 to 73.

Photograph of Potter and Bailey’s local Worthing Cricket team (1904-1914) showing the type of kit that would have been used by the Worthing Cricket Club.
Courtesy of Worthing Museum and Art Gallery.

Check out the full story in the Worthing Gazette:


(Worthing Gazette, 04/06/1919)
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