This cap belonged to Mark Pullen, a cub scout from Highton, Geelong, Victoria. No information is available on Mark Pullen. In Warrnambool there are three scout groups – Allansford, Norfolk (scout hall at the corner of Raglan Parade and Kepler Street) and Tooram (scout halls at the corner of Timor and Banyan Streets and in Otway Road). Cub scouts in Victoria are aged between 8 and 10.
This cap has no known local provenance but is a useful item for display.
This is a cap made of dark green wool with narrow gold braid dividing the crown into six sections. A button is missing from the top. The badge on the cap is a circular patch with the scout emblem in yellow and green. The cap is lined with black material with a white centre.
Inscriptions & markings
Hills Hats Size 7
Name: Mark Pullen
Group: 1st Highton
Fabric Content all wool
Scout Approved Product
Made Expressly for the Scout Association of Australia
Made in Singapore