Rawtenstall Cricket Club Notes Rossendale Free Press (RFP) Those yet to be identified: 1. RFP 28 Nov 1914. Sgt John Kelly has leg amputated. "home is in (24) Alma Cottages, Cloughfold and was formerly a well known member of Rawtenstall Cricket Club and as a fast bowler and smart fielder greatly assisted the team in the year they carried off the Lancashire League Cup." Continues saw "active service in South African War" Born 1878 in Ewood Bridge. Wife Sarah. 2. RFP 30 Oct 1915. Tom Waller RFA "Another Rawtenstall cricketer joins the Colours" 3. RFP 23 Jun 1917. "CRICKETER SHELL SHOCKED" Pte Harry Emmett, East Lancashire Regiment "fine cricketer" and "many were of the opinion he would be a top notcher" 4. Alfred Pewtress represented Rawtenstall on many occasions prior to the Great War (connect LCC Archive) before embarking on his professional career.
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