Papers relating to Percy George Rupert Parkes, 1913-1914

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Accession Number AWM2018.785.29
Collection number PR85/195
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Item
Item count 14
Object type Papers
Physical description 20 Image/s captured
Maker Parnell, John William
Unknown
Place made Australia
Date made 1913-1914
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Papers relating to the pre First World War service of Second Lieutenant Percy George Rupert Parkes, 71st (City of Ballarat) Infantry Regiment, November 1913 - November 1914.

These papers primarily relate to regimental exercises undertaken by officers of the 71st (City of Ballarat) Infantry Regiment at Ballarat on 14-15 November 1914. These exercises typically included lectures and simulated combat scenarios out in the field that were designed to test officers in response to situations conceived by the unit's commanding officer.

This file contains:

District Orders No. 54 by Colonel J.W. [John William] Parnell, District Headquarters, Melbourne, 28 November 1913;
Operation Order No. 1 [relating to the 71st (City of Ballarat) Infantry Regiment], Victoria Park, Ballarat, 13 November 1914 [annotated];
71st (City of Ballarat) Infantry Regiment exercise outline, [Ballarat], 14 November 1914;
Training instructions - Blue Force [relating to the 71st (City of Ballarat) Infantry Regiment, Ballarat, c. 14 November 1914]
Training instructions - Red Detachment [relating to the 71st (City of Ballarat) Infantry Regiment, Ballarat, c. 14 November 1914];
Training Situation 1 - Task 1 [relating to the 71st (City of Ballarat) Infantry Regiment, Ballarat, c. 14 November 1914];
Training Situation 2 - Task 2 [relating to the 71st (City of Ballarat) Infantry Regiment, Ballarat, c. 14 November 1914] [annotated];
Training Task 2 answers [relating to the 71st (City of Ballarat) Infantry Regiment, Ballarat, c. 14 November 1914] [annotated];
Training Task 3 [relating to the 71st (City of Ballarat) Infantry Regiment, Ballarat, c. 14 November 1914];
Training Task 4 [relating to the 71st (City of Ballarat) Infantry Regiment, Ballarat, c. 14 November 1914] [annotated];
Training Task 5 - Operation Order No. 2 [relating to the 71st (City of Ballarat) Infantry Regiment, Ballarat], 14 November 1914;
Training instructions and Task 5 [relating to the 71st (City of Ballarat) Infantry Regiment, Ballarat, c. 14 November 1914] [annotated];
Training Task 6 [relating to the 71st (City of Ballarat) Infantry Regiment, Ballarat, c. 14 November 1914]; and
Time and space table [relating to the 71st (City of Ballarat) Infantry Regiment, Ballarat, c. 14 November 1914] [annotated].