Historical information

Lieut. L. A. Heywood was a Captain in 1945. The 58th Battalion was made up mostly of men from Victoria including Hume and was iniatially a militia unit before becoming part of the AIF in WWII


WWII and the connection of the 58th Battalion with local soldiers and possibly with L.A. Heywood

Physical description

Tall tarnished silver trophy with 'cup' base, small neck and long cylinder with a long straight handle on each side.

Inscriptions & markings

On steel plate - inscribed "Presented by / Liut. L.A. Heywood / No 7 PL. 58th BN. / Awarded to / (blank)/ For best attendance / 1930 - 31"
Under base: "Hecworth / E. P. (diamond shape) N.S."