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Maxmillian Wood
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Full name Maxmillian David Francis Wood
Born 22 February 1873(1873-02-22)
Kamptee, Maharashtra, British Raj
Died 22 August 1915 (aged 42)
Ismail Oglu Tepe, Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
Domestic team information
Years Team
1897–1902 Europeans (India)
1907 Hampshire
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches 10
Runs scored 196
Batting average 10.31
100s/50s –/–
Top score 30
Balls bowled 1,049
Wickets 34
Bowling average 14.20
5 wickets in innings 1
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 6/51
Catches/stumpings 8/–
Source: Cricinfo, 16 January 2010

Lieutenant Colonel Maxmillian David Francis Wood DSO (22 February 1973 – 22 August 1915) was an English cricketer. Wood was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast-medium.

Wood made his first-class debut for the Europeans cricket team (India) against the Parsees cricket team. In 1900 Wood took his only five wicket haul, with figures of 6/51. From 1897 to 1902 Wood played in seven Europeans v Parsees matches. Wood took 34 wickets for the Europeans at a bowling average of 13.26, with best figures of 6-51.

In the 1907 County Championship Wood represented Hampshire in a single first-class match against Yorkshire, where he made nine runs and was not required to bowl.

In 1909 Wood played two final first-class matches for HDG Leveson-Gower's XI against Oxford University and Cambridge University.

Wood later fought in the First World War with the West Yorkshire Regiment, Wood was decorated with Distinguished Service Order during the war and gained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. On August 22, 1915 Wood was killed in action at Ismail Oglu Tepe, Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey during the Galipoli campaign.

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