Australia. 9ct. Gold Past Master’s jewel from Augathella Lodge No. 319, Queensland.
The jewel was presented to W. Bro. J. J. McKellar fro his services to the lodge as WM in 1931-2.
Below is an account published in a local newspaper-
The annual instal- lation of the Augathella Lodge, No. 319, U.G.L Q., took place on Saturday, April 26. The following officers were Installed: VIM., Bro. J. J. M’Kellar; I.P.M.. V.W.. Bro. T. Holland; S.W., Bro. C. Bradley; J.W., Bro. T. Russell; chaplain. Bro. J. S. Paynter; treasurer. Bro. O. G. Smith; secre.Fix this text ary, Bro. C. R. Smith: D. of C, Wor. Bro. R. S. Drysdale; S.D.. Bro. W. M’Kay; J.D., Bro. G. Etmcs; IG.. Bro. S. Goodwin. A banquet was afterwards held, when, the usual toasts were honoured.
The jewel and bars are all in 9ct Gold. The medal was made by Rothwells of Brisbane, and it comes with its original box.