Historical information

A map board was standard equipment for every crew commander. It was a plywood base to which map was placed and covered with a sheet of plastic, all secured with bulldog clips. Chinograph pencil was used to mark map.

Physical description

Black and white photograph of seven 8/13 Victorian Mounted Rifles soldiers at Buna Barracks Albury. c1964. Map board control.Lance Corporal Roberts holds improvised pointer. " front: L/Cpl Roberts, Lou Madjeric, Peter Hartung, Rear: Bill Cameron, Jack Harris, John Doyle, Peter McClosky".