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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 3, Issue 1 (May 1, 1928)

Mr. H. T. Lilburne

Mr. H. T. Lilburne.

Mr. H. T. Lilburne, apprentice boilermaker, Addington Workshops, who sailed with the All Black team, has been described as one of the finest natural footballers who has played in Christechurch during recent years He first played for Canterbury in 1925, but it was not until the last football season that he came into real prominence as a full-back, and he was then freely mentioned as a “possibility” for the South African tour. He subsequently played in the trial matches, in which he greatly distinguished himself. He is a versatile player, and is one of the youngest members of the All Black team.

(Photo, Crown Studios) Mr. H. T. Lilburne

(Photo, Crown Studios)
Mr. H. T. Lilburne