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3 ALLOO brothers - First-Class Cricketers for NZ

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ARTHUR WILLIAM Alloo
- was born on 9 January 1892 in Sydney, Australia

He played for Otago, New Zealand 1914-1927 and
51 First-Class Matches for New Zealand 1913 - 1931

* A photo of Arthur Alloo in December 1928 (sitting front centre) when he was Captain of the Otago Team AND ALSO of his brother Howard Cecil Alloo (sitting second from right) - his team mates were:
A. GALLAND, A. KNIGHT, L.C. EASTMAN, R. C. BLUNT, his brother Howard Cecil ALLOO, C. ZIMMERMAN, V. LEADER, W. DOUGLAS, P. MONK, V. CAVANAGH,
C. ELMES, W. ROWLAND

* A photo of Arthur Alloo in 1929 aged 37 as Otago skipper in the final Plunket Shield game and a wearer of the fern leaf blazer

When batting he was a Right-hand batsman
When bowling he was a Right-arm off-break
- a list of matches and detailed statistics for Arthur

ARTHUR died 16 September 1950 in Nelson aged 58
- ashes buried PLOT 018 - BLOCK 042 at Wakapuaka Cemetery

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ALBERT PEACOCK Alloo
- was born on 26 October 1893, Sydney, Australia

He played cricket for Otago, New Zealand and
1 First-Class Matches for New Zealand 1914/1915 at Basin Reserve, Wellington

When batting he was a Left-hand batsman
When bowling he was a Slow left-arm orthodox
- a list of matches and detailed statistics for Albert

Albert was an accountant
- He served in WWI as Private #58667 with the NZEF, 32nd Reinforcements Specialist Company, embarking from Wellington on 16 Nov 1917 for Liverpool, England. His father William was then living at 107 Albany St, Dunedin. He returned in September 1918. He was a provisional director of the:
Moonlight-Nelson Creek Sluicing Company Ltd in 1933

ALBERT died 21 July 1955 in Dunedin aged 61
- his ashes are buried in PLOT 176 - BLOCK 31 at Northern Cemetery

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HOWARD 'CECIL' Alloo
- was born on 28 April 1895, Sydney, Australia

He played cricket for Otago, New Zealand and
22 First-Class Matches for New Zealand 1919 - 1929

When batting he was a Right-hand batsman
- a list of matches and detailed statistics for Arthur

'Cecil' studied at the Grenade School in France in which he gained first-class honors and top place in the school with a recordleft with the Eighth Reinforcemetns
He served with the Otago Infantry Battalion, 8th Reinforcements as Sergeant #8/3149, embarking from Wellington on 13 Nov 1915 for Suez, Egypt. His father William was then living at 107 Albany St, Dunedin

In January 1936, at the age of 40, he was described as a promising player

CECIL died 23 October 1989 in Timaru, Canterbury aged 94
- his burial not found


PHOTO (taken from Evening Post 27 Dec 1928)
The OTAGO CRICKET TEAM
... left to right
STANDING:
V. Leader, W. Douglas, P. Monk, V. Cavanagh, C. Elmes, W. Rowland (manager)
SITTING:
A. Galland, A. Knight, L. C. Eastman, Arthur William Alloo (captain), R. C. Blunt, Howard Cecil Alloo, C. Zimmerman

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on 2011-01-01 19:59:42

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by rip1944 on 2013-06-06 20:17:39

Please note an error in Albert Peacock's marriage information.

He was only 8 years old in 1905.

He married 28 Jul 1920 Susan Pansy BELL, born 19 Nov 1896 to Peter BELL & Elizabeth Reid BELL, nee LAWRENCE, died 14 Aug 1990, buried Northern Cemetery, Dunedin.

John ALLOO's son, Arthur Edwin ALLOO, married Ethel Marion REID in 1905.

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