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Full name John Hugh Gunner
Born May 17, 1884, Brook House, Bishops Waltham, Hampshire
Died August 9, 1918, Kemmel, Belgium (aged 34 years 84 days)
Major teams Hampshire
Born at Bishops Waltham on May 17, 1884, the son of C.R. Gunner who played one match for Hampshire in 1878. He was educated at Marlborough, where he was captain in 1902, and Trinity College, Oxford, but did not play first-class cricket for the University. He played in six matches for Hampshire in 1906 and 1907, scoring 65 runs with a highest of 32. A Captain in the Yeomanry, attached to the Hampshire Regiment, he died of wounds at Kemmel, Belgium, on August 9, 1918, aged 34.
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