Historical information

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Significance

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Physical description

Framed miniature guidon of the 4th/19th Prince of Wales's Light Horse Regiment. Wood frame with glass front.

Inscriptions & markings

Certificate on back of frame - "On the 10 October 2006, Lieutenant General P.F. Leahy, AO, then Chief of the Army, authorised the commencement of work for the procurement of a new Guidon for the 4th/19th Prince of Wales's Light Horse Regiment. This new Guidon is historically significant being be (sic) the first single Guidon for a linked unit of the Australian Army. The Guidon proudly shows the unit Colour Patches, Battle and Theatre Honours of: 4th Light Horse Regiment 8th Light Horse Regiment 13th Light Horse Regiment 17th Light Horse Regiment 19th Light Horse Regiment 20th Light Horse Regiment 2nd/8th Armoured Regiment 2nd/4th Armoured Regiment The Guidon was formally presented to the Regiment by His Excellency, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove. AK, MC, (Retd) during a parade held at Puckapunyal on the 26 November 2016. Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel John Molnar Regimental Sergeant Major, Warrant Officer Class 1 Russell Earl The makers of the Guidon, Spear of Fame Pty. Ltd., developed this limited edition miniature in conjunction with the 4th/19th Prince of Wales's Light Horse Regiment for all members past and present to commemorate this occaison Certified by (signature) 62/250 Spear of Fame Pty Ltd 6 King Street, Blackburn. Ph 03 98771111