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From the Collection of Bendigo Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum 37 - 39 Pall Mall Bendigo Victoria

Description
Black & white photo of a group of 16 Australian Soldiers, taken in Bendigo. Black print identifies company & troops. Mounted on heavy fawn coloured cardboard.
Size
Photo: L 15 x W 20; Mounting: L 25 x 30 cms:
Object Registration
3311P
When Made
c.1940
Inscriptions & Markings
In black print above photo:
A COMPANY - NO 4 SECTION
3rd AASC, CAMP, BENDIGO

In black print below photo:
BACK ROW L-R: R J Smith, L C Polgaise, H Jobling, L G Gilliam, H C Jones, H H Major, R B Ennis
CENTRE ROW L-R: S H Mounsey, H Hore, Cpl F G O'Leary, Sgt O R Hamilton, Cpl P J O'Leary, J Kirby, F L Jeffery
FRONT ROW L-R: D J McPherson, W R Larke

On back:
Bill LARKE Murphy St Bendigo joined the Army Training Camp at Racecourse Bendigo in June 1940. Started as 3rd Australian Army Supply Service Corp. Changed to 2/32 Training Battalion (a camp was opened at Showgrounds Bendigo but closed down later). 2/32 T Battalion became 2/22 Training Battalion, they marched out of Racecourse Bendigo to Puckapunyal and became 4th Anti Tank Regiment.
Last updated
15 Aug 2019 at 9:12AM