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

Description
Black and white photograph of 13 soldiers wearing battledress uniform, boots, gaiters, berets with 8/13 VMR badges, and basic webbing and pistol holsters. This is standard dress for Armoured vehicle crewmen. Lieutenant Bill Russell at centre.
Size
197mm x 140mm
Object Registration
3095.10
Historical information
An 8th/13th Victorian Mounted Rifles detachment mountrd in armoured vehicles led the Anzac Day march in Albury between 1950 and 1970. Other soldiers identified in the group include :- John and Ken Beach, Jim Marki, Bill Cameron,Dick Cole, Eric Roberts, Terry Clarkson and Jack Verloop.
Significance
Collection of photographs showing an armoured regiment of the Citizen Forces in the 1960s as it transitioned from wheeled armoured vehicles to tanks to M113 armoured personal carriers.
Inscriptions & Markings
" Anzac Day 1963 Garden End Dean Street
Last updated
14 Aug 2018 at 1:22PM