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Robert Blair Mayne (1915 - 1955):
Rugby player and soldier


Blair Mayne was born in Newtownards, County Down. He played rugby for Queen's University, Belfast and Malone. He won six caps for Ireland between 1937 and 1939 and toured with the British and Irish Lions on their tour of South Africa in 1938. He was also an Irish Universities Boxing Champion. He served in North Africa in the Second World War, was given three bars on his Distinguished Service Order and was awarded the Legion d'Honneur. He was killed in a car accident.



Born: 11 June 1915
Died: 14 December 1955
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