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Melbourne University Regiment

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The Melbourne University Regiment (MUR) is an officer training unit in the Australian Army Reserve (ARes). [1]

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Australian Army

The Australian Army is Australia's military land force.

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Australian Army Reserve

The Australian Army Reserve is a collective name given to the reserve units of the Australian Army.

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Barry Humphries

John Barry Humphries, AO, CBE (born 17 February 1934) is an Australian comedian, actor, satirist, artist, and author.

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Battle honour

A battle honour is an award of a right by a government or sovereign to a military unit to emblazon the name of a battle or operation on its flags ("colours"), uniforms or other accessories where ornamentation is possible.

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Carlton, Victoria

Carlton is an inner-northern suburb of Melbourne, Australia, immediately adjoining Melbourne's Central Business District.

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Colour sergeant

Colour sergeant (CSgt or C/Sgt) is a rank of non-commissioned officer found in several militaries.

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First Australian Imperial Force

The First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) was the main expeditionary force of the Australian Army during World War I. It was formed on 15 August 1914, following Britain's declaration of war on Germany, initially with a strength of one infantry division and one light horse brigade.

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Geelong

Geelong is a port city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria, Australia.Geelong is south-west of the state capital, Melbourne.

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Henry Winneke

Sir Henry Arthur Winneke (20 October 1908 – 28 December 1985) was a Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria and the 21st Governor of Victoria from 1974 to 1982.

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John Monash

General Sir John Monash, (27 June 1865 – 8 October 1931) was a civil engineer and an Australian military commander of the First World War.

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Melbourne

Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Military colours, standards and guidons

In military organizations, the practice of carrying colours, standards or guidons, both to act as a rallying point for troops and to mark the location of the commander, is thought to have originated in Ancient Egypt some 5,000 years ago.

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Ninian Stephen

Sir Ninian Martin Stephen (15 June 1923 – 29 October 2017) was an Australian judge who served as the 20th Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1982 to 1989.

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Officer (armed forces)

An officer is a member of an armed force or uniformed service who holds a position of authority.

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Plan Beersheba

Plan Beersheba is a significant restructure of the Australian Army which was announced in 2011.

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Robert Menzies

Sir Robert Gordon Menzies, (20 December 189415 May 1978), was an Australian politician who twice served as Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1939 to 1941 and again from 1949 to 1966.

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Royal Victoria Regiment

The Royal Victoria Regiment is an Infantry Regiment of the Australian Army, consisting of two battalions, the 5th/6th Battalion and the 8th/7th Battalion.

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Rupert Hamer

Sir Rupert James Hamer, AC, KCMG, ED (29 July 1916 – 23 March 2004), generally known until he was knighted in 1982 as Dick Hamer, was an Australian Liberal Party politician who served as the 39th Premier of Victoria from 1972 to 1981.

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Simpson Barracks

Simpson Barracks is an Australian Army facility in the suburb of Yallambie in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Unit Colour Patch

Unit Colour Patches (or simply known as Colour Patches) are currently worn on the slouch hat in the Australian Army to identify the wearer's unit.

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University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is a public research university located in Melbourne, Australia.

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2nd Division (Australia)

The 2nd Division commands all the reserve brigades in Australia.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melbourne_University_Regiment

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