Brief profile of Jeff Linton
by Dr.A.K.Hignell

Player:JEF Linton

'Jeff' Linton was a talented all-round cricketer, playing in the Charterhouse XI in 1926 and 1927, and captaining the school side in the latter season. Having been born in Llandaff, he held a qualification for Glamorgan and in 1932 Linton played twice for the Welsh county.


Linton had a distinguished military career with the Royal artillery and in 1944 he was awarded the D.S.O. after escaping from a prisoner of war camp. After the War he was a senior instructor in anti-tank warfare at the School of Artillery and was elevated to the rank of Brigadier.


(December 2003)

(Article: Copyright © 2003 Dr.A.K.Hignell)


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