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Medal - Brassey Field Firing & Marching Competition, Victorian Rifle Association, Australia, 1901 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20063

Summary:
Australia
(AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: Brassey Field Firing and Marching Competition medal awarded to Private J.F. Salthouse, of C Company. It is also inscribed 2nd Batallion, Infantry Brigade, June 1901. The medal was issued by the Victorian Rifle Association.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimension Comment: 31 x 46

More information

Tagged with: albert vendy, ae vendy, cons ae vendy
Themes this item is part of: George Henry Wannenmacher, Medal Collector (1865-1930), Victorian Rifle Association, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Wannenmacher Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: sports prizes
DateEra: 1901 AD
Reverse Description: BRASSEY FIELD FIRING & MARCHING COMPETITION/WON BY/ (Engraved)2ND BATT./ INF. B'GDE/3 JUNE 1901
Edge Description: Impressed: PTE. J.F. SALTHHOUSE, C COY.
Inscriptions: Impressed:PTE. J.F. SALTHHOUSE, C COY. (edge)
(obverse)
BRASSEY FIELD FIRING & MARCHING COMPETITION/WON BY/ (Engraved)2ND BATT./ INF. B'GDE/3 JUNE 1901(reverse)
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Victorian Rifle Association, Australia
Awarded To: J. Salthouse

Comments

Richard Greenhough Posted on 21 Apr 2010 9:07 PM
I have one of these from 3/6/1901 with Edge Description PTE. R. W. GAWNE, A COY - this person being my Grand father on my mothers side. Mum passed away last year & the medal was with a number of medals from this time
John Rogers Posted on 26 May 2010 4:07 PM
Some details on the Brassey Medal can be found at www.cerberus.com.au/brassey_medal.html

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