Milk jug, part of a tea set presented to RAAF fighter pilot and former Melbourne FC player Keith Truscott after playing one game for Melbourne against Richmond whilst on leave, in Melbourne, during World War II. After returning to the War, Truscott was killed in an aircraft accident in 1943. Melbourne FC's Best and Fairest award, the Truscott Cup, is named in honour of him. Maker's details on the underside of jug.
0 - Whole: H: 110 W: 120 D: 72mm (H: 4 5/16 W: 4 3/4 D: 2 13/16")
Bluey Truscott; 17 May 1916; 28 Mar 1943
Melbourne Cricket Club; 1838
Royal Australian Air Force
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by M Linton.