Ordinance - Magazine, SLR
From the Collection of Lara RSL Sub Branch McClelland Ave Next to railway station Lara Victoria
- Black metal magazine for SLR rifle. Two pieces, one large and rectangular and one small.
- H15cm x W8cm x D3cm
- slr, bullets, maqazine, australia, army, vietnam, lara
- The SLR (L1A1 Self-Loading Rifle) was the standard issue rifle for the Australian military from 1954-1988. This weapon saw service primarily in Vietnam, and was used by most Commonwealth countries. The magazine fopr the SLR is used to hold bullets and allow quick loading.
- This object is significant due its representatives. The SLR was the standard issue rifle for thousands of Australian soldiers throughout the 20th Century, and the magazine was a ubiquitous item carried by all soldiers.
- 2 Aug 2018 at 3:09PM