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

Gold medal from 1963 Victorian Paraplegic Games.

Inscriptions & markings

Front - 1963 Victorian Paraplegic Games - Class B Women's 25 metres - 1st Crawl - Pam McCarthy
Reverse - engraving of swimmers competiting