Details of other Trophies
ROLLY NELSON TROPHY (Runner-up for the Canterbury Centennial Shield). – Awarded for the first time in 1957, and was presented by the Ambulance and Nursing Cadets of South Auckland District in recognition of the service rendered to the Cadet Movement by Mr. O.R. Nelson, many years District Officer for Cadets in that area.
1958 winner: Cadet Sergeant A.T. Milne, Canterbury and West Coast District.
DUTTON SHIELD (Runners-up for the Sir Alfred Robin Memorial Shield): This trophy was presented by Commissioner W.W. Dutton in 1951, who was Officer-in-Charge of the Wellington District over the war years, and on his transfer to the Reserve in 1950, had a record of 27 years’ continuous service for St. John.
1958 winners: Auckland District.
LINEN GUILD CUP (Runners-up for the Barclay Memorial Shield). – Presented in 1951 by Lady Elliot, M.B.E., and Dame of Grace of St. John.
1958 winners: Canterbury and West Coast District.
DAWSON CUP (Champion Team Leader, Nursing Cadets). – First held by Otago District in 1949, when it was presented by Sir Bernard Dawson at the first Dominion Cadet Nursing Competitions.
1958 winners: Cadet S. Hillary, Wellington District.
DOMINION ROSE BOWL (Champion Team Leader, Nursing Cadets). This award was first won by Canterbury-West Coast District in 1950.
1958 winner: Cadet M. Scarrott, Wellington District.
GILBERT CUP (Champion Team Leader, Ambulance Cadets). – This cup was presented by Mr. E.B. Gilbert in 1936. Mr. Gilbert, who was at one time Chief Officer for Ambulance Cadets in the Dominion will be remembered for beginning the Cadet Movement in New Zealand, when he formed the Wanganui Cadet Ambulance Division in 1927. – This was the first Cadet Division outside the British Isles. – The first division was formed at Wanganui also. (In 1922).
1958 winners: Cadet Sergeant D.R. Rastrick, Canterbury and West Coast District.
ROCKELL CUP (Champion Team Member, Ambulance Cadets) – Presented by Mr. I.S. Rockell in 1936, who was formerly Chief Officer for Ambulance Cadets in the Dominion.
1958 winner: Cadet T. McLunie, South Auckland District.