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Hello from South Africa

Back row left to right: Sowerby, Basil, Not known, Brownleader, Ellis, Roberts, Fowler. Front row left to right: Latimer, Fitzpatrick, Parry, Wheeler (Capt), Kitchen, Mann, Wallace
Colts XV 1948
Colts XV 1948

I can't recall the name of the unknown player but understand he emigrated to Canada to further his profession ( I think as a Doctor)

I spent ten years at sea as a Purser, ten further years ashore in Liverpool in the shipping industry after which I emigrated to Durban with my wife and two young daughters.

All together I had been connected with the shipping industry for over 60 years.

I now reside in Margate, some 150 kilometres South of Durban in a retirement village.

I can be contacted by email as follows: dfowler@vodamail.co.za

Kind regards. Donald Fowler (Selwyn's)

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