Guide to Royal Military College lecture notes [MSS 274]

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Manuscript Name Royal Military College lecture notes
Manuscript Number MSS 274
Last Updated October 2021
Extent 5 cm (1 box)
Location Special Collections, UNSW Canberra
Abstract Scrapbook containing Royal Military College, Duntroon lecture notes donated by Daryl Burge-Lopez.


The collection has been arranged in box then folder order.

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The collection is available for research.

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Preferred Citation

[Manuscript Item], Royal Military College lecture notes, Special Collections, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra, MS 274, Box [Number], Folder [Number].


Donated to the Library by Daryl Burge-Lopez.


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Topical Subjects

World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Iraq

Peninsular War, 1807-1814 -- Campaigns -- Spain

Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905



Army officers


Container List


Box 1

Folder 1
Scrapbook containing tipped-in and loose typescript and roneoed lecture notes, 1924-1925

Including typescript tipped-in notes:
'British Campaign Mesopotamia (October 1914-March 1916)' with coloured ink and pencil maps
'Peninsula War (1808-1814) Portugal, Spain and South of France' with coloured ink and pencil maps and a fold-out coloured ink and pencil outline map of 'The Peninsula & South of France'
'Condensed precis of observations on Russian Army during Russo-Japanese War (1904-5)' with a map
'Principles of war' with coloured drawings of attack and defence positions
Chart and 'Notes on organisation of signal office'
'Evacuation of the sick and wounded in the field'
'Notes on ammunition supply (S.A.A. - Infantry)'
'Notes on normal system of ration supply in open warfare'
'Notes on the system of supply of reinforcements in the field'

Including loose typescript notes:
'Indication and recognition'
'Light guns - characteristics and training'
'Anti-aircraft defence I : employment of small arms fire against low-flying aircraft'
'Anti-aircraft defence II (Technical)'
'How light guns should be used'
'Fire control and fire orders'
'Revolver training (M.R.1 add.3)'

Including roneoed notes:
'Characteristics, organization and employment of field artillery'
Chart entitled 'Organization of divisional artillery : small war establishment'