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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 Trooper S Mensford 13th Light Horse, mounted on his horse. He is holding his rifle and is wearng a steel helmet.
Size
60 mm x 40 mm
Object Registration
3092.05
Historical information
1389 Trooper Samuel Mensford of Hay NSW. The 13th Light Horse Regiment (AIF) was raised t Broadmeadows Victoria in March 1915. Following service at Gallipoli the regiment was broken up with squadrons going to France as Divisional Cavalry Squadrons of 2nd, 4th and 5ht Divisions. The regiment was reformed as firstly 1st Anzac Corps Mounted Troops and lather Australian Corps Mounted Troops.
Inscriptions & Markings
" 13 ALH Trooper France 1917 "
Last updated
21 May 2019 at 1:08PM