Harry Groves

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    Harry Groves
    Personal information
    NationalityBritish (English)
    Born(1918-03-02)2 March 1918
    Wandsworth, London, England
    Died24 December 1997(1997-12-24) (aged 79)
    London, England
    Medal record

    Harry George Thomas Groves (2 March 1918 – 24 December 1997) was a male boxer who competed for England.

    Boxing career

    Groves represented England and won a gold medal in the 60 kg division at the 1938 British Empire Games in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.[1][2]

    He won the 1939 Amateur Boxing Association British lightweight title, when boxing out of the Devas ABC.[3][4]

    Personal life

    He was a brewers drayman by trade and lived in Condell Road, Battersea during 1938.


    1. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.
    2. ^ "1938 Athletes". Team England.
    3. ^ "Roll of Honour". England Boxing. Retrieved 15 January 2022.
    4. ^ "Amateur Boxing Titles". Nottingham Evening Post. 30 March 1939. Retrieved 10 January 2022 – via British Newspaper Archive.