Frederick Claude Harvey Hill
Born: 17th January 1917
Honours: Gloucestershire, Combined Gloucestershire/Somerset XV England (2 caps)
Debut game: 9th September 1950 v Leicester
Final game: 13th March 1954 v Swansea
Number of Appearances: 116
Known as “Wonk-eye” as he had one glass eye Fred was capped twice by England in “victory” Internationals against Scotland.
Fred played for Broughton Park during the war and played for then Army against the other two service sides.
A fine hooker he played 141 matches for Bristol before coming to Bath in 1949 to render yeoman service. Must have been the only player ever credited with a pushover try whilst off the field!
Fred was the Gloucestershire County hooker for five seasons and played in two County Championship finals.