Arthur Lambourn

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Artie Lambourn
Arthur Lambourn passport photo.jpg
Lambourn in 1935
Birth nameArthur Lambourn
Date of birth(1910-01-11)11 January 1910
Place of birthMaryborough, Queensland, Australia
Date of death24 September 1999(1999-09-24) (aged 89)
Place of deathLower Hutt, New Zealand
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight83 kg (183 lb)
SchoolPetone District High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Hooker, prop
All Black No. 401
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
1932–39 Wellington ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1934–38 New Zealand 10 (0)
Arthur Lambourn passport application (1935)

Arthur Lambourn (11 January 1910 – 24 September 1999) was a New Zealand rugby union player. A front rower, Lambourn represented Wellington at a provincial level, and was a member of the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, from 1932 to 1938. He played 40 matches for the All Blacks including 10 internationals.[1]

At the time of his death in 1999, Lambourn was the third oldest living All Black.[2] Brother of Lt-Col Albert Lambourn who was awarded the DSO for his field artillery batteries engagement in the New Zealand break-out of Minqar Qaim.


  1. ^ Luxford, Bob. "Artie Lambourn". New Zealand Rugby Museum. Retrieved 18 May 2014.
  2. ^ Ogilvie, David (30 September 1999). "On the ball for Petone and the All Blacks". Evening Post. p. 7.