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Title: Feeding the 10th Light Horse at Naval Base training camp, 1940
Imprint: Perth : West Australian Newspaper, 1940
Notes: Published in The West Australian, 6 March 1940, page 16. Digital copy taken from microfilm at State Library of WA in 2018.
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Summary: During the 10th Light Horse regiment's four-month training camp at Naval Base in early 1940, the Governor-General, Lord Gowrie, attended a training session to inspect the state's defence forces. The 600 men in camp were mostly from the rural South-West, leaving farm work behind and bringing their own horses to train for possible deployment overseas, though this never eventuated and they remained a home defence force.
Subject: Cockburn Region (W.A.) -- Naval Base
Military training camps -- Cockburn Region (W.A.)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Cockburn region (W.A.)
Feeding the 10th Light Horse at Naval Base training camp, 1940

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