Stories Organisations Projects About Login

WHS Sports Medal

From the Collection of Wangaratta High School 17-49 Edwards Street Wangaratta Victoria

Description
Small silver medal with a protruding laurel wreath and shield awarded to H. Taylor in 1917 for winning the junior swimming championships. It has a leather protective pouch and a explanatory notice reading:
Object Registration
0811
When Made
1917
Inscriptions & Markings
HERBERT LONSDALE TAYLOR
This medal was awarded in 1917 to Herbert Lonsdale Taylor, aged 13, for winning the Wangaratta High School Junior Swimming Championship. He was the uncle of Carole Martin (nee Taylor), Graeme Taylor, and great uncle of Kylie, Bradley and Travis martin and Malcolm and Narelle Taylor who were all students at this school.
Last updated
11 Jul 2018 at 2:43PM