Jack Bennett

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For the English rugby league footballer, see John Bennett (rugby league).
Jack Bennett
Personal information
Date of birth (1920-06-21) 21 June 1920 (age 94)
Place of birth Northcote, Victoria
Original team Camberwell (VFA)
Debut Round 4, 1940, Carlton
v. Melbourne, at Princes Park
Height/Weight 184 cm / 96 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1940–1947 Carlton 119 (46)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1947 season.

Jack Bennett (born 21 June 1920, date of death unknown) was an Australian rules footballer who played for Carlton in the Victorian Football League (VFL) during the 1940s. Bennett was a member of the Carlton ruck and with his solid build liked to crash his way through packs. He played in Carlton's 1945 premiership team and was one of the best afield in their 1947 premiership in which he helped out in defence. The 1947 VFL Grand Final was the final game of his career.