Lectures relating to James Murdoch Archer Durrant, 1933-1942

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Accession Number AWM2018.785.72
Collection number PR88/009
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Object type Papers
Physical description 264 Image/s captured
Maker Durrant, James Murdoch Archer
Place made Australia
Date made 1933-1942
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use, permission from copyright holder must be sought for commercial use
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.
Description

Lectures relating to the First World War, Interwar and Second World War service of Major-General James Murdoch Archer Durrant, 1933-1942.

This file is primarily comprised of lectures prepared by James Murdoch Archer Durrant during the Interwar and Second World War periods, but largely informed by his First World War service. Durrant addresses a range of overarching subjects such as administration, organisation, discipline and diplomacy, but places a particular emphasis on examining the importance of leadership and mateship within the military, themes he wrote about and lectured upon extensively following his First World War service.

This file contains:

Lecture titled 'War Organisation, Command and Administration' by Battalion Colonel J.M.A. [James Murdoch Archer] Durrant, Australian Staff Corps, Adelaide, November 1933;
Lecture titled 'The Discipline of the A.I.F. Soldier' by Brigadier J.M.A. [James Murdoch Archer] Durrant, Australian Staff Corps, Western Command, Perth, 5 October 1939;
Lecture titled 'The Infantry Battalion in War - (Organisation)' by Colonel J.M.A. [James Murdoch Archer] Durrant, Australian Staff Corps, Adelaide, November 1933; 21 June 1940;
Lecture titled 'The Prevention of War' by Major-General J.M.A. [James Murdoch Archer] Durrant, General Officer Commanding, Northern Command, Queensland, 13 October 1941 [annotated];
Lecture titled 'Man mateship' or 'The Material Welfare of a Unit on Active Service' by Major-General J.M.A. [James Murdoch Archer] Durrant, General Officer Commanding, Northern Command, Queensland, 9 January 1942;
Draft lecture titled 'Man Mateship' by [Major-General J.M.A. James Murdoch Archer Durrant, General Officer Commanding, Northern Command, Queensland, c. January 1942];
Draft lecture titled 'Man Mateship' by Major-General J.M.A. [James Murdoch Archer] Durrant, General Officer Commanding, Northern Command, Queensland, [c. January 1942];
Typescript copy of a lecture titled 'Man-Management' by Lieutenant-Colonel R.A. [Reginald Anson] Mansell, originally published by the Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, August 1942; and
Lecture titled 'A Battalion in War' by [Lieutenant-Colonel James Murdoch Archer Durrant, undated].

Please note the original copy of 'Man-Management' by Reginald Anson Mansell can be accessed via https://jramc.bmj.com/content/79/2/69