|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
|Place made||North Africa: Libya, Cyrenaica, Bardia Area, Gambut|
|Date made||21 February 1943|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
The Gambut Cup is awarded to 403224 Sergeant (Sgt) Claude Anthony Martin, 459 Squadron RAAF. The ...
The Gambut Cup is awarded to 403224 Sergeant (Sgt) Claude Anthony Martin, 459 Squadron RAAF. The trophy, made from a Germain shellcase and the wooden propellor boss from an Italian aircraft, was awarded for an athletics competition held near the Gambut Airfields in Libya on 21 February 1943. Sgt Martin enlisted on 4 January 1941 and later served in 12 Squadron RAAF. He was promoted to the rank of flight lieutenant before his discharge on 7 November 1945.