State: Victoria, Australia
Issued on: Return
Date of presentation: 24/07/1901
Number issued: 1
Gold albert & locket, suitably inscribed, to:
4th Victorian (Imperial Bushmen's) Contingent –
238 Trooper Thomas Reid BRYMER
Presentation made by Councillor Meldrum, in the Mechanics' Hall, Hopetown.
Brymer received a second medal from Beulah.
Melbourne Argus, 24th July 1901
Trooper T. BRYMER, who returned from South Africa by the Orient, on arriving at Hopetoun was met by the local riflemen who fired a salute. He was welcomed back by Mr J. Turriff on behalf of the townspeople. He will be publicly entertained on July 24, when he is to be presented with a gold albert and locket suitably inscribed.
Melbourne Age, 27th July 1901
HOPETOUN. – Trooper BRYMER has been welcomed home by the residents. Mr Meldrum (president of the Karkarooc Shire) occupied the chair. Trooper BRYMER was presented with a handsome gold chain and locket. It is the intention of the Hopetoun Rifle Club to make a presentation to Trooper GANGE, of Rosebery, who was always an enthusiastic member.
Melbourne Argus, 30th July 1901
On Wednesday evening last a very large and representative crowd assembled in the Mechanics’ Hall, Hopetoun, at a complimentary social to Troopers T.R. BRYMER and G.M. GANGE, who returned by the Orient recently. Councillor Meldrum, president of the Karkarooc Shire, presided, and, on behalf of the people of the Hopetoun district, presented Trooper BRYMER with a gold albert and locket. Trooper GANGE is to be presented with a souvenir by the Hopetoun Rifle Club, and will be entertained by the Rosebery residents on Wednesday next, 31st inst.