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

Description
Colour image of M113 Medium Reconnaissance Vehicle(MRV) of A Squadron 8/13 Victorian Mounted rifles on annual exercise in Booligal region NSW, 1985.
Object Registration
BD0002
Keywords
booligal, annual exercise, 8/13 victorian mounted rifles
Historical information
A region on the Lachlan River flood plain north of Booligal New South Wales with its lightly timbered grassland criss-crossed with numerous flowing channels and water filled billabongs provided a challenging training area for a unit equipped with M113 family of vehicles. A Squadron 8/13 VMR deployed there in September 1985 for its annual exercise. The MRV was from 3 Troop commanded by Corporal RAC (Bob) MacDonald of Wangaratta Victoria.
Significance
Army Reserve training in challenging country
Last updated
7 Aug 2020 at 11:48AM