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Negative - Two Officers Discussing Plans in Motor Truck Doorway, 99 Construction Sqn, Royal Australian Engineers, Seymour, Victoria, circa 1960s Image Reg. No: MM 048553

Summary:
Part of a large photographic collection of glass plate and film negatives, photographic prints and photo albums, relating to the development of the electric power supply industry in Victoria, operated by the State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) from 1919 to 1993 and various predecessor private and municipal power supply enterprises dating back to the late 1880s.
Description Of Content:
Two officers of the 16th Construction Regiment, Royal Australian Engineers, discuss plans in front of a motor transport truck, probably at Puckapunyal Army Base, near Seymour. One officer is standing on the ground with his left foot raised and resting on the running board, the other is seating in the doorway of the truck cab facing sideways. Both officers are wearing uniforms and berets.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: australian army, construction workers, motor trucks, army camps, civil engineering, engineers, soldiers
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Transport Collection, State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Engineers Corps
Tertiary Classification: personnel
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Puckapunyal, Seymour, North East, Victoria, Australia, circa 1960s
Person Depicted: Sergeant Alan ('Shorty') Layton - 99 Construction Squadron, 16 Construction Regiment (SR), Royal Australian Engineers, Victoria, Australia, circa 1960s

Sgt Alan 'Shorty' Layton seated in truck cab. Personnel identification provided Michael Meany, DC ENQ 66665.
Person Depicted: Corporal Robert (Bob) Redston - 99 Construction Squadron, 16 Construction Regiment (SR), Royal Australian Engineers, Yallourn North, Latrobe Valley, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, circa 1960s

Sgt (sic) Bob Redston standing with left-foot on truck running board. Bob Redston lived at Yallourn North. Personnel identification provided Michael Meany, DC ENQ 66665.

Comments

Michael P MEANY Posted on 07 Mar 2010 3:28 PM
The fellow in the truck cab is Sgt Alan 'Shorty' LAYTON, the other is Sgt Bob Redston.
Discovery Centre Posted on 10 Mar 2010 10:01 AM
Museum Victoria Comment
Good to know, Michael - we'll pass this information on to the curator of this image. Thanks!
Michael P MEANY Posted on 08 Nov 2010 4:16 PM
These men are NCO's, Sgt Alan Layton and Cpl Bob Redston. Both employed by SECV. Attending Annual Camp Puckapunyal area 1958

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