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From the Collection of 8th/13th Victorian Mounted Rifles Regimental Collection Building 129 Carlisle Drive North Bandiana Vic

Description
White circular shaped side plate with a red monogram incorporating the regimental badge in the rim denoting the object was made specially for 13th Light Horse Officers' Mess. The red on white is the colour patch of the regiment.
Size
245mm x 170mm x 30mm
Object Registration
5116
Keywords
13th light horse, plate
Historical information
Presented as part of a collection of memorabilia from the former 13th Light Horse Regiment to 8/13 Victorian Mounted Rifles when it was raised in May 1948 as the descendent regiment of the 8th, 13th and 20th Light Horse Regiments.
When Made
1930 circa
Significance
Well provenanced link to an historic Victorian mounted regiment
Inscriptions & Markings
"13th (Gippsland) LH Regt" above regimental badge, and "Officers' Mess" below badge.
Marked on base of plate " 'Duraline' Supervitrifies Grindley Hotelware Co England" and "Loftus Moran Pty Ltd Melbourne"
Last updated
3 Dec 2019 at 11:09AM