Infantry Training (4 - Company Organization) ; Harrison and Sons; 1914; BMHC_110...

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Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre

Name/Title

Infantry Training (4 - Company Organization)

Maker

Harrison and Sons

Maker Role

printer

About this object

A WW1 infantry training manual that belonged to David Parry of Beaconsfield Tasmania.

265 pp
index
illustrated with line drawings

Medium and Materials

cloth
card
paper
ink

Measurements

131mm (h) x 20mm (w) x 107mm (l)

Date Made

1914

Place Made

London, England

Publisher

War Office

Publication Date

1914

Publication Place

London, England

Series Title

Infantry Training

Number in Series

4

Subject and Association Description

David Parry was raisedin Beaconsfield. He enlisted in the 1st AIF in Victoria on January 1917 and served on the Western Front with the 14th Battalion as a Private. He was gassed in February 1918 and returned to Australia in 1919.

After the First World War he moved to Beauty Point. In 1942 he enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps. He attained the rank of Warrant Officer (2nd Class).

Subject and Association Keywords

Beaconsfield, Tasmania

Subject and Association Keywords

Beauty Point, Tasmania

Subject and Association Keywords

World War 1 (WW1)

Subject and Association Keywords

AIF (Australian Imperial Forces)

Subject and Association Keywords

Parry, David

Object Type

employees' manuals

Object number

BMHC_11063

Copyright Licence  

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