Historical information

Arthur Henry Miers 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.

Physical description

Group portrait of a cricket club team in Sydney, standing in front of or sitting on the steps of a monument. The individuals in the photograph are posed in three rows. It is posited by the donor that the probable photographer is Bob Galley.

Inscriptions & markings

Back Row - ? Tilley : ? : Frank Littlefield : Jack Fox
Middle Row - Arthur Miers : Jack Lauries : ? : ?
Front row - ? : 'Dad' Richards : ? : Beres Galley : ? : Jack Simonton : Bill Young
I assume Bob Galley may have taken the photo - A trip to Sydney comes to mind - 1930s?