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Book with colour cover and 82 pages with photographs, perfect bound.

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The 8th/13th Victorian Mounted Rifles was raised as a regiment of the Royal Australian Armoured Corps on 1 May 1948 with Headquarters in Melbourne and squadrons in Sale, Benalla/Wangaratta and Albury. In 1955 Regimental Headquarters moved to Wangaratta and a second squadron was located at Albury. The Sale squadron transferred to 4th/19th Prince of Wales’s Light Horse and an additional troop of the Wangaratta squadron was raised at Cobram. In 1977, 8/13 VMR was reduced to an independent squadron, A Squadron 8th/13th Victorian Mounted Rifles, and in 1991 it was linked with 4th/19th Prince of Wales’s Light Horse forming the VMR Squadron of the new regiment.<br/>