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Lloyd Bennett

DOB: 8 April 1916
Died: 16 April 1995

Debut: Round 5, 1944 against St. Kilda at Punt Road
Last Game: Round 16, 1944 against St. Kilda at Junction Oval

From: Burnie/Devonport/North Hobart/Longford

Number: 19 (1944)

Games: 9
Goals: 4
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
40544.44

Not actually a Lloyd, but with the middle name "George" he earnt his nickname from the British PM Lloyd George. The Tasmanian centre-half forward impressed in a game with the reserves in 1943 but was called up by the RAAF and unable to play until he returned. He also suffered trouble with injuries during that year.

Had been playing in Tasmania since 1934 before travelling to Melbourne, moving several times due to his job with the railways.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1944 9 4 0

Notes
Only one 'Bennett' with a war record shares the same birthday.

Lists
Players who served during war
Players without photos

Media
Advocate - 30/05/1934
Examiner - 23/04/1937
Examiner - 08/05/1939
Argus - 30/06/1943
Argus - 08/04/1944

Links
Australian Football profile
Boyles Football Photos
Wikipedia profile

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Saturday 18 April 2020 01:18:12 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 15)

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