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

Description
Colour photograph of 8/13 Victorian Mounted Rifles officers and guests at a Dining In night 22 April 1989. From left : Major ( Ret'd ) Reg McDermott, unknown, Mr Ewan Cameron MLA, Captain Colin Carrington,Lieutenant Mathews, Lieutenant John Clay.
Size
150 mm x 100 mm
Object Registration
3106.07
Historical information
The 8th/13th Victorian Mounted Rifles was raised as a regiment of the Royal Australian Armoured Corps on 1 May 1948 with Headquarters in Melbourne and squadrons in Sale, Benalla/Wangaratta and Albury. In 1955 Regimental Headquarters moved to Wangaratta and a second squadron was located at Albury. The Sale squadron transferred to 4th/19th Prince of Wales’s Light Horse. In 1977 8/13 VMR Regiment was reduced to an independent squadron A Squadron 8th/13th Victorian Mounted Rifles and in 1991 was linked with 4th/19th Prince of Wales’s Light Horse forming the VMR Squadron of that regiment.
Last updated
28 May 2019 at 10:57AM