Queensland

After serving in the Middle East the Regiment trained in Queensland.

On 31 March 1943 the 9th Division marched through Melbourne. 16 Battery was a part of that march.

Caption "31-3-43 16BTY IN 9th DIV MARCH THROUGH MELBOURNE AFTER "LIDDINGTON" LEAVE PRIOR TO LEAVING FOR NTH QLD T. ROBERTS ARM SHOWING T. JILLET J. GUNN C. MORTON G HARRIS". On rear in pencil "S1138". T. Jillet is in the roll as TA Jillet TX514; T. Roberts is obscured with only his arm showing. He is in the roll as TL Roberts TX2063. Jillet is marching behind him. The first row of three is Gunn and Morton and Harris. See also the photo from Gabriel. GJ Gabriel is in the far column. By a coincidence he is directly beneath the splotch (seemingly pointing downwards) on the photo! 159mm x 100. (From album belonging to Pam Morton.)

 

On 31 March 1943 the 9th Division marched through Melbourne.

 

On 31 March 1943 the 9th Division marched through Melbourne. 16 Battery was a part of that march.

Caption "2/8 TH FIELD REGT. 9 TH DIV MELB 1943. AFTER RETURN MIDDLE EAST". GJ Gabriel is marked with an X. See far column, middle right. 208mm x 152. (A framed photo from the estate of GJ Gabriel.)

 

On 31 March 1943 the 9th Division marched through Melbourne.

 

A group photo was taken in Melbourne before they moved to Queensland. In this group photo a man in the middle of the front row holds a sign on which is written 2/8 FLD RGT. There are about 130 men in the group. See the following detail views of this photo. Collection of Les Dutton.

Group photo of 2/8th Field Regiment in Melbourne after the Middle East

 

Detail of left hand side of 2/8th Field Regiment group photo in Melbourne

Detail of left hand side. The men on the right hand side overlap with the following detail view.

Detail of right hand side of 2/8th Field Regiment group photo in Melbourne

Detail of right hand side. The men on the left hand side overlap with the previous detail view.

Ravenshoe, Queensland Ravenshoe, Queensland. Lt. Bill Trewarne, Lt. "Horse" Horniman, Lt. Keith McDonald. From p274 Unit History.


Officers of RHQ Officers of Regimental Headquarters. Photo numbered S94.


Charlie Troop, Trinity Beach, Queensland Charlie Troop, Trinity Beach, Queensland.


Charlie Troop, Trinity Beach, Queensland. Detail of right hand side Charlie Troop, Trinity Beach, Queensland. Detail of right hand side.


The following group photo is of 20 officers of the Regiment.


Group photo of 20 officers of the 2/8th Australian Field Regiment Showing captions to the photo. It is not certain where the photo was taken. The photo is presumed to have belonged to Major Stevens as he can be identified as "Self".


Group photo of 20 officers of the 2/8th Australian Field Regiment - cropped Main image.


The actual image was printed as an irregular shape on paper. (The mounting is 296mm by 245. The paper is 217mm by 168. There is a faint stamp on rear. The following can be made out "this Photograph / may be purchased / GROUP AS SHOWN / PHOTOGRAPH / By / PHOTOGRAPH")