Milton, Frederick George

Frederick “Freddie” George Matt Milton (21 October 1906 – August 1991) was an English water polo player and competitive swimmer who represented Great Britain at the Olympics and England at the British Empire Games during the 1930s. He was part of the British water polo team that finished eighth at the 1936 Summer Olympics. He played four matches. He was born in Marylebone, Great Britain. As a swimmer, he won a silver medal in the 4×200 yards freestyle relay at the 1930 British Empire Games in Hamilton, Ontario. In the 400-yard freestyle he finished fifth. His wife Irene Pirie-Milton and brother in law Bob Pirie were Canadian swimmers who also competed at the 1936 Olympics.

Milton married Canadian swimmer Irene Pirie at Paddington in 1935; their son Hamilton Milton is a retired British Olympic swimmer. Milton died at Cirencester in 1991

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