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Henry Ritchie Brother 27th February 1928

  Candidate’s Name Mr Henry Ritchie Professional Footballer 

 DOB 18th February 1900 Kirkcubright 28 Years Old

 Address 55 Northfield Broadway Edinburgh

 Proposed By Brother George R Lamont RWM

 Seconded By Robert Watson

 First or Entered 27th February 1928

 Second or Fellow 9th April 1928

 Third or Sublime Degree 14th May 1928

 RWM of the Celtic Brother George Rankin Lamont

 Brother Henry full name was Henry McGill Ritchie Played for Hibernian Football Club First Game Saturday 17th March 1923 last game Saturday 25th February 1928 4 years11 months 9 days Played for Scotland's International Team

(Match 124)  17th March 1923  (British Championship)
SCOTLAND - WALES  2-0  (1-0)
Referee:   Isaac Baker (England)
Crowd:     25.000, Love Street (St Mirren Park), Paisley
Goals:     1-0 Wilson (6), 2-0 Wilson (55)
William Harper (2/Hibernian) -
John Hutton (2/Aberdeen)
James Blair (6/Cardiff City) -
John S. McNab (1/Liverpool)
William Cringan [c]     (4/Celtic)
David Morton Steele (2/Huddersfield Town) -
Henry McGill Ritchie (1/Hibernian)
Andrew Cunningham (5/Rangers)
Andrew Nesbit Wilson (11/Middlesbrough)
Thomas Cairns (3/Rangers)
Alan Lauder Morton (7/Rangers)

George Alfred Godding - Moses Richard Russell, James Henry Evans - Thomas James Matthias,
Frederick Charles Keenor, Robert Frederick John - David Rees Williams, Robert Idwal Davies,
Stanley Charles Davies, Leonard Stephen Davies, David Sidney Nicholas.