Born June 8, 1901, Rondebosch, Cape Town, Cape Province
Died August 17, 1966, Somerset West, Cape Province (aged 65 years 70 days)
Major teams South Africa (Test: 1927/28); Western Province (Main FC: 1921/22-1933/34); JMM Commaille's XI (Other FC: 1923/24); South African XI (Other FC: 1927/28); South Africa (Other FC: 1927/28)
Batting style Right-hand bat
Archibald William Palm was a South African cricketer who played in one Test in 1927-28.Palm was a right-handed middle-order batsman who played first-class cricket intermittently for Western Province from 1921-22 to 1933-34. He did not play in 1922-23, but in the next season he hit an unbeaten 106 in the match against Griqualand West, putting on 244 unbroken for the sixth wicket with Mick Commaille after five second innings wickets had fallen for 27. The stand remains the highest sixth wicket partnership for Western Province.But he had scored no further centuries when he was picked for representative teams against the English touring side in 1927-28.