Boxing Match 1939

Original digital file

hastingsdc72-sport-boxing_1.pdf

Description

Stan Jenkin and George Allen in boxing match; referee Tommy Donovan

From Hastings Mail, 1 September 1939 –

‘Stan Jenkin defeated George Allen and retained his heavyweight title at Hastings. The picture shows Allen coming in to attack with gloves down. A second later Jenkin connected with Allen’s face with the lightning left with which he punished him throughout the 15 rounds of the contest. The referee was Ex Champion Tommy Donovan.’

Tags

Location

Hastings

Format of the original

Photograph

Date published

August 1939

People

  • George Allen
  • Tommy Donovan
  • Stan Jenkin

Accession number

72/73/16735

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