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Memories of serving in M.U.R. I hope you enjoy the photos. Do you have any to contribute?

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Memorial Drive, Puckapunyal, Bruce [Right] & Terry 1964

Grenade range, Puckapunyal, 1964. OC Rifle Company, Capt. John Coulson on right with hands behind his back with Lt. Frank Livingston on his right.

Grenade range, Puckapunyal, throwing an M36.

Memorial Drive, Pukapunyal, on our way to the Grenade range, M36 grenades in the boxes. Sitting on tank L-R Terry, Bruce & Tony. 1964.

Bruce's M36 grenade exploding.

Meal in the field. Note the old british pattern 38 webbing. Bruce [right] & Terry. 1964

"Terrific" is how 150 officers and men of the Melbourne University Regiment described helicopters used by the regiment for the first time during a fortnight's camp at Puckapunyal. "The Age" Newspaper, Wednesday, January 20, 1965. [Bruce at rear closing the door of the RAAF Iroquois. Section Commander, Corporal.]

Bruce with one of the new British "Champs". 1964

Bruce outside his luxurious "Pukapunyal Hilton" accommodation. Note the new American style webbing and helmet. 1965

Butts duty at the Williamstown rifle range. 1964

Bren LMG practice at 25yard range, Puckapunyal. 1964

On issue, in 1964, we had to cut off the white border.

Lt. Frank G. Livingston receives the Regiments new Queens Colours from Sir Rowan. 23 May, 1965 [Source: Stephen Livingston.]

The Regiment parades its new Colours before the Governor Sir Rohen Delacombe. 23 May,1965

Old Colours laid up in the Crypt of the Shrine Of Remembrance, Melbourne.

Sir Rohen Delacombe inspects the Regiment at the Colour Parade. 23 May, 1965 [Bruce last in the rank, face half obscured]

From the past: Melbourne University Rifles-Lewis Gun training- circa 1941.

From the past: Melbourne University Rifles- circa 1940's

Lapel badge.

From the past: MUR Training with the Lewis Gun at Mt. Martha, Victoria, 1941

The Australian Defence Medal 2006

MUR building Grattan St. during construction, 1964. Photo Trove Aust.

MUR building Grattan St. during construction 1964. Photo Trove Aust.

MUR Grattan St. during construction. Parade ground unsealed and loading bays at rear,1964. Photo: Trove Aust.

MUR building Grattan St. during construction 1964. Lecture room. Photo: Trove Aust.

MUR Queens Colours

MUR Regimental Colours

Lt. Col. Frank G. Livingston RFD. ED. [Dec.] CO. Monash University Regiment. [Source: Stephen Livingston.]

Livingston family memorial to Lt. Col. Frank G. Livingston RFD. ED. 1935-2007, on display at HQ. building, 305 Army Cadet Unit [Surry Hills] on the site of B Coy. 5/6 RVR. [Source: Stephen Livingston].

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