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Nelson Margetts

Full name: Nelson Emery Margetts
Gender: Male
Born: May 27, 1879 in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Died: April 17, 1932 in San Francisco, California, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Polo

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

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Nelson Margetts graduated from the mounted services school in 1909 and his military career advanced to his being appointed, in 1918, as a colonel of field artillery after having served in 1916-17 as aide-de-camp to General John Pershing. He served in the Inspectors General Department from 1927-29 and was granted an honorable discharge from the army in 1930.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 40 Antwerpen Polo Men's Polo United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1920 Summer 40 Antwerpen Polo United States USA Final Round Match 3/4 1 1920-07-28 USA 11, BEL 3
1920 Summer 40 Antwerpen Polo United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1920-07-25 ESP 13, USA 3
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