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Player Database - Ambrose Melland McIlwrick

Ambrose Melland McIlwrick

Debut game
v Wolverhampton Wanderers A (h) 27th August 1932

Final game for Gresley Rovers first team
v Newark Town (h) 2nd February 1935

Ambrose, son of Gilbert James McIlwrick and Hannah Maria McIlwrick, was born in Birmingham and lived in Derby.

He married Nellie who came from Breaston in Derbyshire

Ambrose originally enlisted in the General Service Corps before joining the 143 (The Kent Yeomanry) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. (TA) and sadly died during the Western Europe Campaign 24 July 1944. Aged 35.

He is buried at Banneville-La-Campagne, Calvados, France. Grave Ref. XII. F. 4


Previous clubs

Nottingham Forest Reserves, Breaston,
First Name Ambrose Melland
Last Name McIlwrick
Signed August 1932
Appearances 37
Goals Scored 0
Clean Sheets N/A
Left February 1935

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