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Date:
23/01/1944
Title:
El Alamein Club Rugby Program 23 January 1944
Object ID:
2014.100.077
Object Name:
Program
Scope & Content:
Programme for rugby fixtures at the El Alamein Club, Cairo during World War Two. Match is S.A Armed Div versus Rest of Egypt.
Team members for S.A. Armd Div:
Capt Guthrie
Pte Kingwill
L/Cpl Painter
Pte Coombe [crossed out] — Kerr
Pte Webster
Lt Owen
Bdr Dummett
Lt Gafney
Gnr Muller, J W S
Sgt Stein [crossed out] — King
Gnr Muller, S C
Sgt Hummell
Lt Johnston
Bdr Watt
Lt Kenyon (Capt)

Team members for Rest of Egypt:
Sgt Smith (NZ)
Pte Nicholson (NZ)
L/Cpl Delamere (NZ)
Capt Bartlett (UDF)
L A C Thompson (RAF)
Lt Dutoit (UDF) (Capt)
Lt Risk
Lt Rutherford (RE)
Cpl Hopkins (RAF)
Tpr Morkel (UDF)
Spr Fincham (UDF)
Gnr Grant (NZ) [crossed out] — Hedges
F/Sgt Murphy (RAF)
Dvr Paterson (NZ) [crossed out] — Anderson
Cpl Wilson (UDF)

REFEREE: F Lieut. Hemsworth

Handwritten in ink next to SA Armd Div is "12 (4 penalties)"
Next to Rest of Egypt is written "9 (2 penalties 1 try.)" indicating that the S A Armed Division won the match.

Bottom of the program is printed:
"The United Nations Art Exhibition is now open at the Agricultural Hall, Gezira, at the back of the ground
Visit it after the match
OPEN 1000 hrs. to 1800 hrs. DAILY"

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Rugby Programme, El Alamein Club, EgyptRugby Programme, El Alamein Club, Egypt