Norman Osborn Bennett (21 September 1922 – 7 July 2005), sometimes known as Nobby, was an English sportsman. He played rugby union for England, and played one game of first-class cricket, an unsuccessful outing for Worcestershire against the Combined Services in 1946.
|Full name||Norman Osborn Bennett|
|Born||21 September 1922|
Putney, London, England
|Died||7 July 2005 (aged 82)|
|Domestic team information|
Source: Cricinfo, 1 December 2008
He was educated at Epsom College and St Mary's Hospital. His parents were Norman And Katherine Bennett. His father ran a large milk delivery company in the south Lndon area. He had three siblings, Elizabeth, Audrey and June. He qualified as a doctor from St Maryshospital in London and served in the Royal Navy in the late 1940s as a doctor. He played rugby for England several times in the 1947 season and also for the Royal Navy and United Services. He married Rosalie, the daughter of a doctor in Wigan and settled in there as a GP. He and Rosalie had three children and currently has four grandchildren. After retiring from the NHS he lived in the Ribble valley and farmed a small farm on the Ribble. His cousin farms in Worcester which is the base for the Bennett family..
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