Sunday 4th November 1917: A general meeting of subscribers to the
Colonel E. R. Mobbs Memorial Fund has been held at Northampton, at which
it was unanimously decided that a challenge cup should be provided for Bedford
Modern School. The cost of the cup is not to exceed £50. A sum of £500 is to be
given to the East Midlands Rugby Union, and the remainder of the fund is to be
used to provide a permanent memorial to Colonel Mobbs after the war.