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

Description
Damaged black and white photograph of group of soldiers of the 8th Light horse Regiment at Seymour 1908.
Object Registration
1790
Keywords
seymour, light horse, luscombe
Historical information
8th Australian Light Horse Regiment was raised following Federation from companies of the Victorian Mounted Rifles in North East Victoria. It was an all volunteer force of citizen soldiers. The annual encampment, usually conducted over the Easter break, was the culmination of training conducted in local areas throughout the year.
Significance
Study of citizen soldiers in first decade following Federation
Inscriptions & Markings
Seymour 1908. / Sgt W Luscombe 2nd right centre row. / Holder of the Local Forces Victoria Long Service and / Good Conduct Medal, also holder of the Colonial Forces / Long Service Medal. / Donated by I Errey Baddaginnie.
Last updated
26 Jul 2020 at 4:08PM