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Parade at HMAS CERBERUS

Date: c 1935
Dimensions:
Overall: 87 x 126 mm
Medium: Photograph on card
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Philip Stafford Jay
Classification:Posters and postcards
Object Name: Postcard
Object No: 00029061
Related Place:HMAS CERBERUS,

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    Description
    This black and white photographic postcard displays the entire complement of HMAS CERBERUS drawn up in Review Order in parade. Each field gun is manned by members of the various schools of training, including gunnery, torpedo, engineering, signals and ship's company, the rest with rifles. The buildings of CERBERUS can be seen in the background.
    SignificanceThis postcard highlights the role of HMAS CERBERUS in the training of Royal Australian Navy sailors. Parades are important ceremonial events during navy training, and this photograph depicts a rare occasion when the entire complement of HMAS CERBERUS was drawn up in Review Order in parade.
    Additional Titles

    Assigned title: Naval band marching towards the bottom centre

    Web title: Parade at HMAS CERBERUS

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