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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 letter to Sergeant Walter Edward Payne 8th Australian Light Horse (VMR) from the commanding officer, Lieutenant Colonel William Benjamin Pleasents inviting him to be one of the representatives to the review of the King's Banners on 14 November 1904.
Size
255 x 195
Object Registration
3641
Keywords
letter, payne w e, pleasents w b
Historical information
Following the South African campaign 1899-1902, King Edward VII presented Banners to Australian regiments and corps which were represented in South Africa. The Banner presented to the 8th Light Horse is now on display at the history Room of the 8/13 Victorian Mounted Rifles Simpson Barracks Melbourne.
When Made
11 October 1904
Significance
Provides linking information between other significant objects in the collection.
Last updated
15 Jul 2020 at 2:38PM