Trophy cup : 4 Australian Infantry Brigade Boxing Championship, 1917

Place Europe: France
Accession Number RELAWM09841
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Heraldry
Physical description Sterling silver; Silver gilt
Maker JS, Sheffield
Place made United Kingdom: England, South Yorkshire, Sheffield
Date made 1916-1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Sterling silver trophy cup with curved handles projecting above the rim of the cup. The top of each handle has an acanthus leaf pattern. The inside of the cup is silver gilt. The body of the cup bears hall marks for Sheffield in 19176-1917 and a manufacturer's stamp 'JS'. It is also engraved '4TH AUS: INF: BRIGADE BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP FRANCE AUGUST 1917 WON BY 13TH BN. A.I.F.'. The base of the cup is engraved 'CUP VALUE [Pounds] 10:10:0'.

History / Summary

Awarded to members of 13 Battalion's boxing team, when they won the 4th Infantry Brigade's Boxing Competition in France in 1917. The Brigade was composed of 13, 14, 15 and 16 Battalions, AIF.