Historical information

This medal was awarded to William (Bill) John Thomas HEYWOOD by the Victorian Country Football League in 11963


This item is historically and socially significant because the person to whom it was awarded, granted land for the first football ground at South Pyurrumbete in the 1920s. This donation of land shows the community and sporting interests of Bill Heywood, as does his continuing interst in the South Purrumbete football Club over many years. This ground is still in existence today.