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The AIF XI Tour of South Africa, 1919
The AIF XI Tour of South Africa, 1919

The AIF XI South African Touring Team, 1919

At the conclusion of the Great war, an AIF Test Team XI was selected to tour of South Africa in 1919 as a moral boosting initiative. From 18 October to 12 December 1919, 1919, the team played 10 matches of between 3 to 5 days, depending upon the team they were up against.

This album attempts to documents the features of this series.

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Hampden Stanley Bray 'Hammy
Hampden Stanley Bray 'Hammy" LOVE  
 
Hammy Love

Full name: Hampden Stanley Bray Love

Born: 10th August 1895, Lilyfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Died: 22nd July 1969, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Batting: Right-hand batsman

Relations: Nephew: Albert George Cheetham (7th December 1915 - 23rd May 1997)

Teams Hammy Love played for:

Test: Australia (1932/33)

Main FC: New South Wales (1920/21-1932/33)

Victoria (1922/23-1926/27)

Other FC: Australian Imperial Forces (1919)

Rest of Australia (1921/22-1925/26)

Australia (1932/33)

Australians (1935/36)

Miscellaneous: New South Wales Colts (1914/15-1920/21)

Australians (1918-1935/36)

New South Wales (1920/21-1930/31)

Victoria (1922/23)

Victoria Second XI (1924/25)

FA Tarrant's XI (1935/36)

Sydney Metropolitan (1938/39)

Combined XI (Australia) (1951/52)

Australian Imperial Forces (1919-1919/20)

First-class Batting and Fielding for Australian Imperial Forces in England 1919:

Matches: 1

Inns: 2

Not Out: 0

Runs: 2

HS: 2

Ave: 1

100: 0

50: 0

Ct: 0

St:

Regimental number: 14721

Place of birth: Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales

Religion: Church of England

Occupation: Clerk

Address: Sisters Crescent, Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales

Marital status: Single

Age at embarkation: 21

Height: 5' 7.5"

Weight: 140 lbs

Next of kin: Father, Thomas Love, Sisters Crescent, Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales

Enlistment date: 10 May 1917

Place of enlistment: Sydney, New South Wales