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Lot 1053    Session 4 (4.30pm Tuesday 20 November)    Australian Historical Medals

Estimate $90

COLLECTION OF MEDALS, badges and tokens, 1900s-1990s, noted some Sunday School award medals, Sunshine Motorway Opening medals, several badges, a few world coins and medals particularly Tonga FAO issues and noted a William IIII shilling with suspension scroll added and reverse shaved and inscribed, 'In/loving memory/of/Allan Robinson/who died/March 22nd 1902', also an embroidered arm patch for N.E.I. - R.A.A.F. 18 Sqn Association and a medal for the same squadron. In a red coin album, mostly fine - uncirculated. (46)

Allan Robinson was an 18-year old resident of Surry Hills, NSW who was employed at Crown Studios in George Street, Sydney. He contracted the bubonic plague in March 1902 and was admitted to the Coast Hospital for treatment on 20 March but died at five past midnight on the Friday night of 21 March 1902 i.e. technically he died on 22 March.

Ex T.J.Davidson Collection.

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