Arthur Henry Miers, pictured back row left in the photograph played for cricket, football and baseball teams in Kew for a number of decades in the first half of the twentieth century. He was born on 22 November 1901, the son of Rodolph Theophilus Miers (1874-1951) and Margaret Frances (Margaretta) Fry (1875-1958). He had two brothers, Rodolph Cecil Miers (1904-80) and Charles Wilfred Miers (1906-88), and a sister Marjorie Elizabeth Miers (1911-84). Arthur Miers died in Kew on 25 January 1966, and after his body was cremated, his body was interred in the Mausoleum of Boroondara General (Kew) Cemetery.
Modern print copy of an original photograph of a Kew Baseball Club team at Victoria Park, Kew in 1948.
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Donor notes: BACK ROW: ARTHUR MIERS; ??; FRANK CULLEN, MICK HENLEY; FRED PICKERING; ?? / CENTRE ROW: JACK SIMONTON; MAX ROGERS; CLAUDE BRAY - PITCHER AND GEORGE WAKEFIELD / FRONT ROW NORM LEES AND UMPIRE - AT Victoria Park / TO RIGHT OF TEAM: BETTY MIERS - SCORER / C. LATE 1940S