Negative - Members of 16th Construction Regiment, Royal Australian Engineers, Performing a Practice Drill with Owen Sub-Machine Guns, Puckapunyal , Victoria, circa 1960s Image Reg. No: MM 048558

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:
Nine members of the 16th Construction Regiment (SR), Royal Australian Engineers, performing a practice drill with Owen sub-machine guns during an Annual Camp at Puckapunyal Army Base, near Seymour. The soldiers are wearing slouch hats and have adopted a firing stance.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: firearms, soldiers, australian army, army camps, civil engineering, engineers, sub-machine guns, sapper john farrell, sapper rb holznagel, 181470
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, Engineering 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

Identification information provided by Michael Meany, DC ENQ 66662.

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Michael P MEANY Posted on 07 Mar 2010 3:39 PM
Members of 16th Construction Regiment(SR) RAE
Owen Sub-machine gun practice at Annual Camp in Puckapunyal
Discovery Centre Posted on 10 Mar 2010 9:47 AM
Museum Victoria Comment
Thanks for this information, Michael. We've passed it on to the relevant curator.

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