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trophy - Training Officer's Shield

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

Description
Wooden shield with 8/13 Victorian Mounted Rifles badge at top centre and plastic plates attached giving details of the purpose of the trophy and recording winners. Competition was for Best Vehicle Crew and was presented 1984, 85 & 86, then 1990, 91, 92.
Object Registration
2513
Keywords
military, competition, ara, cmf, vehicle, crewman
Historical information
Training Officers were regular army officers posted to Citizen Military Forces regiments such as 8/13 Victorian Mounted Rifles for training and administrative purposes. The practice was beneficial to CMF units and young ARA officers who gained a broader range of experience.
Significance
Representative of methods of fostering excellence in citizen soldiers.
Inscriptions & Markings
Training Officer's Shield / Donated by Capt D M Cameron / Trg Offr Dec 1982-Dec 1984
Last updated
21 Aug 2020 at 5:06PM