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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 Shopfront set up as temporary Recruiting Office for 8th/13th Victorian Mounted Rifles. Mannequin and photographs visible in interior of building.
Size
205mm x 160mm
Object Registration
3095.18
Historical information
In 1965, 8th/13th Victorian Mounted Rifles held a sustained Recruiting Drive. It was the responsibility of individual CMF units to do their own recruiting and training.
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
" Regimental Recruiting Office, Commercial Club Building 1965."
Last updated
28 Aug 2018 at 2:49PM