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

Description
Photocopy of black and white photo of Shooting Team of 8/13 Victorian Mounted Rifles with the 3rd Division Shield and other trophies, circa 1976. Some members are identified by notation of photograph.
Size
260 mm x 200 mm
Object Registration
3936.13
Historical information
8/13 Victorian Mounted Rifles also won trophy in 1977. 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.
Inscriptions & Markings
" Cameron, Ealch, Jackle (sic), Peacock, Ter Haar, Hicks, McDonald, Miles, Armond. "
Last updated
8 Oct 2019 at 10:51AM