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Jack Ellis

Jack Ellis

Martin Van Buren Bates, known as the "Kentucky Giant", was the largest soldier in the Civil War.  Though born an infant of normal size, he grew to 7'5''.  His ferocity in battle, aided by his imposing figure, made him legendary, with Union soldiers telling tales of a "Confederate giant who's as big as five men and fights like fifty".  After the war he married a giantess, Anna Swan, and they toured with various circuses.

Martin Van Buren Bates, known as the "Kentucky Giant", was the largest soldier in the Civil War. Though born an infant of normal size, he grew to

Tony Dell

Tony Dell

Syd  Gregory

Syd Gregory

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Stan Sismey

Stan Sismey

Geoff Noblet

Geoff Noblet

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TITANIC-SURVIVOR-STORY

From Sharon Lefroy’s collection of clippings, letters, photos and other various memorabilia relating to her great grandfather, Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Godfrey Peuchen, who was fortunate enough to have survived the Titanic

72-Thomas Robert McKibbin played in 5 Tests from 1895 to 1898. A genial, moustached character, he was an offspinner with an action so suspect that during the Australians' 1896 tour of England it was written that "there can be little doubt that he continually threw". He escaped being no-balled and was deadly when his slow-to-medium pace was aided by a damp wicket.

72-Thomas Robert McKibbin played in 5 Tests from 1895 to 1898. A genial, moustached character, he was an offspinner with an action so suspect that during the Australians' 1896 tour of England it was written that "there can be little doubt that he continually threw". He escaped being no-balled and was deadly when his slow-to-medium pace was aided by a damp wicket.

81-Reginald Alexander "Reggie" Duff played in 22 Tests between 1902 and 1905. He made his debut against England at Melbourne in 1901-02 and scored 104 after being held back until No. 10 in the second innings due to a bad pitch. This innings is the first instance of a No. 10 scoring a hundred on debut and one of only four centuries from that low in the order. He was a specialist batsman and opened in the second innings of the next Test. His career was plagued by alcoholism and he died at age…

81-Reginald Alexander "Reggie" Duff played in 22 Tests between 1902 and 1905. He made his debut against England at Melbourne in 1901-02 and scored 104 after being held back until No. 10 in the second innings due to a bad pitch. This innings is the first instance of a No. 10 scoring a hundred on debut and one of only four centuries from that low in the order. He was a specialist batsman and opened in the second innings of the next Test. His career was plagued by alcoholism and he died at age…

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