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Negative - Returned Soldier Settlers from the Mallee Having Roadside Meal, Wemen, Victoria, circa 1930 Image Reg. No: MM 002568

Description Of Content:
A group of returned soldiers who had settled on farms in the Mallee. They rode horses to Melbourne to place wreaths on the Shrine of Remembrance. They have stopped for a meal. There is a truck loaded with sacks of chaff in the background (probably to provide feed for the horses).
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Jim Ryan, 1985
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: australian army, camp fires, ceremonies, motor trucks, soldier settlements, war memorials, world war i 1914-1918
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Settlement Schemes
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
People Depicted: Robertson, A.; Gallagher, B.; Taylor, F.; Wright, C.; Lane, W.; Plant, S.
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Wemen, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930

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