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Negative - Portrait of Corp Bob Redston, 99 Construction Sqn, Royal Australian Engineers, Seymour, Victoria, circa 1960s Image Reg. No: MM 048551

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:
Informal portrait of a corporal with the 16th Construction Regiment, Royal Australian Engineers, taken at Seymour. Dressed in uniform with slouch hat and right hand raised pointing ahead. He is standing in an elevated position with an overcast sky behind him.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: australian army, construction workers, army camps, civil engineering, engineers, soldiers
Themes this item is part of: 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: Seymour, Victoria, Australia, circa 1960s
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

Personnel identification provided Michael Meany, DC ENQ 66664.

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Michael P MEANY Posted on 07 Mar 2010 3:32 PM
This is Corporal Bob REDSTON, of 99 Construction Sqn, 16 Construction Regiment(SR)RAE. He lived in Yallourn North.
Discovery Centre Posted on 10 Mar 2010 9:57 AM
Museum Victoria Comment
Thanks, Michael!
Discovery Centre Posted on 13 Mar 2010 2:47 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Michael, just to let you know we've updated the record on EMu and the revised version should appear on the MV website early next week. This image is part of a large collection of images from the former State Electricity Commission of Victoria. We have little documentation on many of the images so we are always pleased to hear from members of the public who can identify people in the photographs.
Bob Redston Jnr Posted on 05 Dec 2012 7:17 PM
Hi,
this is my father who now is 83 and has moved from Yallourn North and retired in Frankston. He served in the CMF to the rank of sargent up to the 90's mainly as a driving instructor in the engineers.If you want more details send me an email and i will ask him directly your questions,
thanks,
BR

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