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Training Materials

Within this section are training materials relating to the operational and administrative conduct during World War One.

The following World War One Instructions offer a unique insight into Australian troops during this conflict. They cover a wide range of topics from horse management to instructions for speakers recruiting soldiers.

Training Manual Royal Flying Corps Part 1 1914

Australian Military Forces - BOOTS Instructions regarding the fitting preservation and care 1914

Australian Military Forces - Military Orders 1918

Assault Training - Issued by the General Staff 1917

Duties of Anti-Gas Personnel and Instructions for Protection of Dug-outs Against Gas 1917 

Guard and Sentry Duties Handbook - Fifth Edition 1916

Hints to Officers on Command, Discipline and Care of the Men 1916

Instructions for Gas Alert and Action During a Gas Attack 1916

Second Army Instructions for Gas Alert and Action During a Gas Attack - Instructions for Carrying Small Respirators and Tube Helmets 1916 

Second Army Instructions for Gas Alert and Action During a Gas Attack - Instructions for Carrying Small Respirators and Tube Helmets 1917 

Fifth Army Instructions for Gas Alert and Action During a Gas Attack - Instructions for Carrying Small Respirators and Tube Helmets 1917 

Instructions for the Training of the British Armies in France 1917 UK

Instructions for the Training of the British Armies in France 1918 UK

Instructions to Govern Books, Forms, Stationery and Office Requisites for Defence Department 1918

Instructions to Pay Representatives of the Australian Imperial Force 1918 

Key to Infantry Training Including Section, Platoon, Company and Battalion Drill, Ceremonial, Guard and Outposts 1914 

Musketry Small Book for the Australian Imperial Force 1916

Notes on Horse Managment in the Field 1918

Notes on the Laws and Customs of War 1914

Offence versus Defence in the Air 1917

Outposts and Advanced, Flank and Rear Guards 1915

Recruiting Campaign Facts and Extracts for Speakers Organisers and Recruiters 1918 

Recruiting Campaign No. 2 Organizers Companion 1917

The New Company Drill Simplified with Squad Section and Platoon Drill 1914 UK 

Training Musketry and Rifle Exercises 1917

War Service Instructions 1916

 Training Leaflet No1 Sample of a Days Training for a Company 1918 this document is provided courtesy of Chris Henderson. 

Last updated
22 December 2016

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