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IN MEMORY OF...

...THOSE TOWN SERVANTS WHO DIED ON THIS DAY

October 14

1981
Aged 66

Ken WISE
A tall winger, Ken returned to his home town in 1936 after failing to make the grade with the Hammers. When League football was suspended during the War, Ken continued playing locally. Brother to speedway rider Roger, the two later set up a bakery in Highworth.

1966
Aged 57

Jack RUTHERFORD
Born in Cumberland, 'keeper Jack spent most of his career in the south. He quit playing on the outbreak of the Second World War and worked as a timekeeper for Short Brothers in Rochester.

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