Brocklesby Park Cricket Club

Lieutenant Horace Frost Marris MC


(1906 - 1914)

Born: 22nd May 1889, Habrough

Died: 12th December 1917, aged 28

Grandfather: Thomas Marris

Father: Rev. Charles Colquhoun Marris

Uncle: Rev. William Hopkins Marris

Cousin: George Angus Marris

2nd Cousin: William Richardson

2nd Cousin: John Maunsell Richardson

2nd Cousin: Harry Glanville Southwell

Educated: De Aston 1898-1903; Durham School 1903-1906

Occupation: Great Central Railway at Immingham Docks

Military Service:

Horace won the Military Cross in February 1917 while serving as a Lieutenant in the Royal Engineers for working "nightly for a fortnight on Posts when the lines were 45 to 100 yards apart, putting in very good work".

He had returned to front line duties after previously being invalided home in 1915 from Gallipoli.

He was wounded by a stray shell near Cambrai on the 2nd December 1917, died of his wounds on the 12th and is buried in Tincourt New British Cemetery, France, grave reference IV. B. 26.

Family History: Help and photographs regarding the Marris family kindly given by Phil Marris - great great grandson of Thomas Marris of Ulceby Chase.

Photo of HF.Marris

Overall Batting Record


Mat Inn NO Runs Ave HS 0 50 100 4s 6s Ct St RO
Friendly 60 60 0 823 13.72 101 8 2 1 0 0 1000
Total 60 60 0 823 13.72 101 8 2 1 0 0 1000

Overall Bowling Record

Mat Inn Balls Mdns Runs Wkts Ave Strike RPO Best 3W 5W
Friendly 60 4 ? ? ? 5 ? ? ? 2/? 0 0
Total 60 4 ? ? ? 5 ? ? ? 2/? 0 0

Photos


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