Historical information

The Sunday School Scholars Anniversary Celebration was to be held on 1 December 1934, but due to an abnormal storm on the day before it was postponed to 8th December 1934. 15000 Sunday school scholars and teachers marched through the streets of Melbourne to demonstrate the strength of youth organisations associated with the Churches. The march ended at the Treasury Gardens where a thanksgiving service was held, more than 35,000 people attended.

Significance

Some of the families of the City of Moorrabbin would have attended this march.

Physical description

Silver pin in the shape of a shield

Inscriptions & markings

Centenary Melbourne Victoria 1-12-34 - Sunday School Scholars Demonstration