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shooting trophy - Staughton Shield

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

Description
Wooden shield with metal embellishments intended for section shooting competition. Used 1929-1930 by 8th (Indi) Light Horse; then 8th 13 Victorian Mounted Rifles 1975-1976 and lastly VMR Squadron 4/19 Prince of Wales's Light Horse 1991-1994.
Object Registration
2512
Keywords
staughton a j, vmr squadron
Historical information
8th (Indi) Light Horse was an antecedent of the 8/13th Victorian Mounted Rifles. 8/13 VMR linked with 4/19 PWLH to form a new regiment of two squadrons one of which was VMR Squadron.
Significance
Example of community support for citizen soldiers
Inscriptions & Markings
Presented by Lieut Col A J Staughton for best section shooting 1929.
Last updated
27 Jul 2020 at 11:52AM