William Henry Brann
April 04, 1899, Port Elizabeth, Cape Province
September 22, 1953, Port Elizabeth, Cape Province, (aged 54y 171d)
Right hand Bat
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.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
Batting & Fielding