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Burnell, John Gurner (1885–1967)

Burnell, John Gurner (1885–1967)
Born

21 January 1885
Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Died

11 October 1967
London, Middlesex, England

Occupation*

* Dates are approximate