Unfortunately, this is all that I have:
Rogers, Walter Lacey Yea DSO played for England
Internationals: 2 : 1905 W- I-
This is what I have:
MacIlwaine, Alfred Herbert DSO MC played for England
Internationals: 5 : 1912 W+ I+ S+ ; 1920 I+
Thanks for that. He must have been very unlucky to be injured in the pre-match warm up before the Wales match in 1914.
This is one of a series of posts to mark the international Rugby players who served in, and survived, The Great War. If anyone has further...
Thank you for filling in a gap in the story.
It looks like his brother was the CO of the 9th Bn, East Surreys, when killed during the first day of the German Kaiserschlacht offensive.
Thanks for fleshing out the bare bones of his story.
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