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

Description
Sepia photograph of soldiers of Corryong Troop 8th Light Horse at funeral of Lieutenant General Ernest Squires
Size
210mm 160mm
Object Registration
3089.48
Historical information
Lieutenant General Ernest K Squire was Chief of Staff of Australian Army who died 2 March 1940 in Melbourne and was buried on 5th March. 8th Light Horse was in full training at Torquay..
Significance
Rare photo of soldiers from North East Victoria on Guard of Honour duty.
Inscriptions & Markings
" 8th Light Horse ( Corryong Troop ) as " Guard of Honour " at funeral of Lieutenant General Squires Melbourne 1940 "
Last updated
5 Mar 2019 at 1:16PM