State: Victoria, Australia
Issued on: Return
Date of presentation: 30/04/1902
Number issued: 1
Gold medal, to:
5th Victorian (Mounted Infantry) Contingent –
1433 Trooper William MACKLEY
Presentation made in the Town Hall.
Emerald Hill Record, 3rd May 1902
A welcome home was tendered to Trooper Wm. MACKLEY, of the Fifth Contingent, on Wednesday evening, at the Town Hal by the members of the Pembroke Club. During the evening a presentation of a handsome gold medal was made to the returned soldier by his old comrades.
Melbourne Age, 3rd May 1902
The Pembroke club held a social on Wednesday evening In the South Melbourne town hall to honour the return of Trooper William MACKLEY, who had served with the Fifth Victorian Contingent, and make him the recipient of a handsome gold medal, suitably inscribed.