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Wilfrid Johnson

Full name: Wilfrid Alexander Johnson
Gender: Male
Born: October 15, 1885 in Islington, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: June 21, 1960 in Niton, Isle of Wight, Great Britain
Affiliations: Oxford University Lacrosse Club / Hampstead Lacrosse Club
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Lacrosse

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

After being educated at St. Paul’s School, London, Wilfrid Johnson went to Balliol College, Oxford, where he became a two-time lacrosse Blue, in 1905 and 1906, when he captained the Oxford team. He later became president of the Oxford University Lacrosse Club. As a defender, Johnson also played for the Combined Universities, and represented the South several times in the annual match against the North. An accountant by profession, Johnson was also later a lacrosse referee, and took charge of the 1911 Varsity match, and in 1937, officiated in the match between England and the United States at the White City, in the first officially recognized international in Great Britain since 1908, when Johnson played in the Olympics. Between 1915-18 Johnson served with the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Service.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 22 London Lacrosse Men's Lacrosse Great Britain GBR 2 Silver

Men's Lacrosse

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1908 Summer 22 London Lacrosse Great Britain GBR Final Round Match 1/2 2 1908-10-24 CAN 14, GBR 11 11
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