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Volunteer Engineers

In Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

On the 15th November, 1860

A public meeting was held on this site,

Then the Duke of Rothesay Hotel, at which

A Corps of Volunteer engineers was formed

For the defence of the Colony of Victoria.

Similar Corps were later raised in other 

Australian Colonies and on Federation

They were amalgamated to form what is now 

The corps of Royal Australian Engineers

 

Submitted by:  @gregorystorer

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