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Photo by Bob Cox-Wrightson

Tony’s Trough

Dogs, Troughs, Memorials, Mitcham's Corner

In 1934 a memorial trough was erected on Mitcham’s Corner in the memory of a dog named Tony.

The inscription reads: “In memory of Tony a dog who gave him friendship and happiness during his Cambridge years. This trough is erected by his royal highness Prince Chula of Siam”.

Photo by Bob Cox-Wrightson

The Prince was Chula Chakrabongse of Siam. He studied at Trinity College.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chula_Chakrabongse

Along with his cousin, Prince Bira, they ran the White Mouse racing team of the thirties and forties, racing at Monaco and Brooklands.

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