Medal, [Gore Boxing & Gymnastics Club, Welterweight Boxing Champion, Hugh Brown...
Medal, [Gore Boxing & Gymnastics Club, Welterweight Boxing Champion, Hugh Brown McConnell]About this object
Medal; awarded in 1929 to Hugh Brown McConnell by the Gore Boxing & Gymnastics Club as its welterweight champion that year. This 9ct gold medal is cross shaped and has 'G.B.G.C' stamped on the front.
Hugh lived in Mataura most of his life; here is a link to his interesting life story.
processed materials, metalInscription and Marks
Stamped on front 'G.B.G.C'.
Stamped on back: 'WELTERWEIGHT / H. McCONNELL /19.2.29''.
h 32 mm x w 30 mm
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society IncorporatedObject Type