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Darcy Heeney Memorial Shield for boxing - Photograph taken by Auton Low, [ca Sep 1947]

Reference Number: PAColl-8602-24

Darcy Heeney Memorial Shield, competed for by boxing teams from Marist Brothers' schools, and presented by Mr and Mrs J Heeny in memory of their son. It commemorates the former welterweight amateur boxing champion who died when the HMS Neptune was torpedoed in the Mediterranean in 1941. Shows a wooden trophy with decorations that include two silver ferns. Photograph taken by Auton Low.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Auton Low, Darcy Heeney, Marist Brothers, Boxing, Trophies and Silver fern (Emblem).

Part of:
New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00079 (849 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 22.1 x 16.6 cm. Vertical imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - Stamped in ink - Copyright Auton Law Photographer Gisborne ; Verso - Today Darcy Heeney Shield

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