Historical information

Anglo-Indian Pamela "Pam" McCarthy was struck by polio in 1945 at age 11 In addition to her becoming a singer, she also competed at a variety of sporting meets for the disabled.

Physical description

Grey plastic case containing gold coloured medal.

Inscriptions & markings

Medal contains text - 1963 Victorian Paraplegic Games - Class B Women's 25 metres - 1st Crawl - Pam McCarthy The lid on the case is inscribed with the word "TROPHY" and a laurel wreath. The bottom of the case is inscribed with "Casecraft. CAT. No 102". The interior of the case includes he text "Stokes (Australia) Limited - medallists and silversmtihs est. 1855:.