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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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Samuel Charles WINNING
Samuel Charles WINNING 
 

Charles Winning:

Full name: Charles Samuel Winning

Born: 17th July 1889, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Died: 20th April 1967, Newport, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Batting: Right-hand batsman

Bowling: Right-arm medium pace

Other FC: Australian Imperial Forces (1919-1919/20)

Miscellaneous: New South Wales Colts (1914/15)

Australians (1918)

Australian Imperial Forces (1919-1919/20)

First-class Batting and Fielding for Australian Imperial Forces in South Africa and Australia 1919/20:

Matches: 9

Inns: 11

Not Out: 6

Runs: 79

HS: 24

Ave: 15.8

100: 0

50: 0

Ct: 8

St:

First-class Bowling for Australian Imperial Forces in South Africa and Australia 1919/20:

Balls: 1164

Mdns: 42

Runs: 441

Wkts: 16

BB: Apr-24

Ave: 27.56

4wI: 0

5wI: 0

SRate: 72.75

Econ: 2.27

Regimental number: 20098

Religion: Methodist

Occupation: Dental mechanic

Address: Paddington, New South Wales

Marital status: Single

Age at embarkation: 26

Next of kin: Father, J Winning, 42 Gordon Street, Paddington, New South Wales

Enlistment date: 10 February 1916

Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll: 2 February 1916

Embarkation details: Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 8 May 1918

Rank from Nominal Roll: Staff Sergeant

Unit from Nominal Roll: att AIF HDQRS

Fate: Returned to Australia 23 September 1919