Lawrence Bensemann

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Lawrence Bensemann
Personal information
Full name Lawrence Otto Bensemann
Born (1891-03-04)4 March 1891
Motueka, New Zealand
Died 23 September 1969(1969-09-23) (aged 78)
Wellington, New Zealand
Playing information
Position Second-row

Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1913–≥13 Wellington
1913 New Zealand 0 0 0 0 0

Lawrence Otto Bensemann (4 March 1891 – 23 September 1969) was a New Zealand professional rugby league footballer of the 1910s. He played at representative level for New Zealand (Heritage № 101), and Wellington, as a Second-row, i.e. number 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums.[1][2][3]

Early life and family[edit]

Born in Motueka in 1891, Bensemann was educated at Nelson College from 1904 to 1906.[4] He was the uncle of artist Leo Bensemann.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Bensemann represented New Zealand in 1913 against New South Wales.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roll of Honour at nzrl.co.nz". nzrl.co.nz. 31 December 2011. Archived from the original on 14 July 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Past Kiwis → B at nzrl.co.nz". nzrl.co.nz. 31 December 2011. Archived from the original on 20 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Profile at nzleague.co.nz". nzleague.co.nz. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ Nelson College Old Boys' Register, 1856–2006, 6th edition (CD-ROM).

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