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Full name William Henry Brann
Born April 4, 1899, Port Elizabeth, Cape Province
Died September 22, 1953, Port Elizabeth, Cape Province (aged 54 years 171 days)
Major teams South Africa, Eastern Province
Batting style Right-hand bat
Relation Brother - JE Brann
|Test debut||South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Dec 23-28, 1922 scorecard|
|Last Test||South Africa v England at Durban, Jan 18-22, 1923 scorecard|
William Henry Brann, who died at Port Elizabeth on September 22, aged 54, played as a batsman for Eastern Province from 1920 to 1934, scoring 609 runs, average 25.37, in Currie Cup games, with a highest score of 97. In 1922-23 he played for South Africa in three Test matches against England, and in the first of these, at Johannesburg, when scoring 50 in the second innings, helped H. W. Taylor in a fifth-wicket partnership of 98 which did a lot towards winning the match.
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