George Mehrtens

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George Mehrtens
Full name George Martin Mehrtens
Date of birth (1907-02-05)5 February 1907
Place of birth Rangiora, New Zealand
Date of death 30 August 1954(1954-08-30) (aged 47)
Place of death Rangiora, New Zealand
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
School Christchurch Boys' High School
Notable relative(s) Andrew Mehrtens (grandson)
Occupation(s) Carpenter[1]
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fullback
New Zealand No. 356
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
1928 Canterbury 4 ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1928  New Zealand 0 (0)

George Martin Mehrtens (5 February 1907 – 30 August 1954) was a New Zealand rugby union player. A fullback, Mehrtens represented Canterbury at a provincial level, and was a member of the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, in 1928. He played three matches for the All Blacks but did not play any full internationals.[2]


  1. ^ Electoral District of Hurunui: General Roll of Persons entitled to vote for Members of Parliament of New Zealand. 1954. p. 158. 
  2. ^ Knight, Lindsay. "George Mehrtens". New Zealand Rugby Museum. Retrieved 12 December 2013.