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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 group of soldiers of 8th Light Horse in shorts and shirts, some without shirts or hats.There are no plumes in hats indicating unit is transitioning from horses to Bren Gun Carriers, late 1941.
Size
255mm x 170mm
Object Registration
3089.55
Historical information
8th Light Horse became 8th Reconaisance Regiment in December 1941 and was equipped with Bren Gun Carriers.
Significance
Shows transition from horses to mechanical role.
Inscriptions & Markings
" 8th Light Horse 1941.
Last updated
12 Mar 2019 at 2:01PM