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Lieutenant Colonel Sackville George Pelham MC


(1905)

Born: 17th December 1888, Hanover Square, London

Died: 7th February 1948, aged 59

Father: Charles Pelham, 4th Earl of Yarborough

Uncle: Victor Ralph Pelham

Uncle: Henry Cornwallis Pelham

Uncle: Dudley Roger Hugh Pelham

Brother: Charles Sackville Pelham, Lord Worsley

Educated: Eton; Trinity (Cambridge)

Military Service :

In 1910, he became a Second Lieutenant in the 11th Hussars and initially fought as a lieutenant in France during World War I before being promoted to the rank of captain in 1916. After the war, he was awarded the Military Cross and retired from the Army in 1919 when he married.

In 1926, Lord Worsley became a major in the Nottinghamshire Yeomanry. From 1936-40, Lord Yarborough commanded the Nottinghamshire Yeomanry as a Lieutenant Colonel and fought in World War II from 1939-44.

Wikipedia: Sackville Pelham, 5th Earl of Yarborough

Who's Who: YARBOROUGH, 5th Earl of, Sackville George Pelham

Photo of 5th Earl of .Yarborough

Overall Batting Record


Mat Inn NO Runs Ave HS 0 50 100 4s 6s Ct St RO
Friendly 1 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 000
Total 1 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 000

Overall Bowling Record

Mat Inn Balls Mdns Runs Wkts Ave Strike RPO Best 3W 5W
Friendly 1 0
Total 1 0

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