Gerald Logan (b. 29 December 1879) played hockey for England at the London 1908 Olympic Games, scoring 3 goals in England’s 8 – 1 win over Ireland in the Final. His Gold medal has been loaned to The National Hockey Museum by his great nephew, Nigel Bates.
The Gold medal was left to Nigel by Gerald Logan’s wife,
Alix, in her will as he was the only member of the family that played
Nigel Bates is currently living in Cayman Islands and is
the Vice President of Cayman Islands Hockey Club. He played for St
Albans Hockey Club and Broxbourne Hockey Club before moving to Cayman
Islands 9 years ago.
The Medal was brought to the National Hockey
Museum (NHM) today by Nigel’s parents and the Museum were able to show
them the Team sheets of Gerald Logan’s 9 appearances for England between
1906 and 1909. Gerald played for South, Surrey and Hampstead Hockey
Club. NHM presented Mr & Mrs Bates a Team Photo of England Team of
1906 taken before England v Scotland match.
National Hockey Museum