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Sports Uniform - British Empire & Commonwealth Games Blazer, 1962

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc 1 Civic Drive & 188 High Street Kew Victoria

Description
Green wool blazer owned by William Forrest Passmore of Ascot Vale (d.7 Aug 1980. The pocket is embroidered with the Australian Coat of Arms, underneath which is embroidered the image of a lawn bowl and the date 1962. The owners name is sewn at the back of neck.
Object Registration
2020.0009
Keywords
lawn bowls - victoria - australia, british empire and commonwealth games - perth 1962, sports - lawn bowls, lawn bowls - commonwealth games uniforms, william forrest passmore
Historical information
The British Empire & Commonwealth Games took place at the Dalkeith Bowling Club in Perth, Western Australia from 19 November until 1 December 1962. The bowls competition started several days before the official opening of the Commonwealth Games. The published list of representatives does not include William Forrest Passmore so it is assumed that he was one of the support staff.
When Made
1962
Inscriptions & Markings
Label: "W Passmore"
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