Charlie Brown

Full name:                            Charles Barker Brown

Born:                                       Kuruman, 29 January 1878

Deceased:                             Boksburg, 18 June 1944

Club:                                         Hamiltons

Provinces:                             Western Province, Rhodesia

International career:      1903: 3 tests

Charlie Brown’s mother was a parson’s daughter and his father came out with the London Missionary Society.  Charlie Brown fought with the Roberts Horse regiment during the Anglo-Boer War.  He was a forward and only one of three players who played for South Africa in all three tests in 1903.

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Founded in 1875 – Hammies is the oldest Rugby club in South Africa

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