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Chaloner Caffyn
Born (1891-04-28)28 April 1891
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died 28 March 1917(1917-03-28) (aged 25)
Avesnes-le-Comte, France

Chaloner McCrae Humphrey Mannington Caffyn (28 April 1891 – 28 March 1917) was an English professional ice hockey goaltender who played for the English national team.[1]

Personal life[]

Born in Australia, Caffyn grew up in Portsmouth and was educated at Cheltenham College.[1] He trained as an engineer at the University of Zurich and worked at the Midland Railway Carriage and Wagon Company in Birmingham.[1] On 14 September 1914, a month after the outbreak of the First World War, Caffyn was commissioned into the East Surrey Regiment as a second lieutenant.[1] He served with the regiment on the Western Front for 18 months before being seconded to the Royal Flying Corps.[1] Lieutenant Caffyn was killed on 28 March 1917 flying Nieuport Scout A.6673 when the aircraft's wings collapsed over Avesnes-le-Comte.[1][2] He was buried at the Avesnes-le-Comte Communal Cemetery Extension.[3] His elder brother Harold had been killed in Hainaut two years earlier.[4]

Career statistics[]

International career[]

    Regular season   Goal statistics   Playoffs   Goal statistics
Season Team Competition GP W L T SO Min GA GAA PIM GP W L T SO Min GA GAA PIM
1912–13 England Ligue Internationale de Hockey sur Glace[1] 4 3 1 0 2 160 3 0.75
International career totals 4 3 1 0 2 160 3 0.75

References[]

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