Historical information

The 1st Kew Scouts was one of the first Scout Troops in Victoria, being formed in 1909. From 1927 they met in a magnificent Scout Hall in Disraeli Street, Kew until it was demolished in 1993. Still operating (in 2020) from their new Scout Hall on the corner of Kilby Road and Kellett Grove, Kew.

Physical description

Print copy of a real photo postcard showing awarding of badges to C.E. Holmes. Charles Edward Hulme was born in Stockport on 4/1/1897. He moved with his family to Ivanhoe in 1912. His obituary was included in The Victorian Scout (June 1963). The copy of the photo was donated by his daughter.

Inscriptions & markings

On reverse of original: "Charlie Eddie [Holmes] being presented with badges by a Stockport gentleman. Mr Wears, Chief Scout Commissioner of Victoria"