Australian Instructions for Musketry Course 1909


Military forces of the Commonwealth – Instructions for Musketry Course (Provisional) for the Permanent, Militia and Volunteer Forces 1909 with amendments to 1.11.1910 – 34 pages. Named to H O’loughlin.  Henry O’Loughlin enlisted in the AIF on 19th August 1914.  Service number 2, Henry was selected by the Colonel for the position of Regimental Quarter-master of the 5 Bn.  Henry had joined the Royal Australian Artillery in 1903 and in 1908 was transferred to the Senior Cadets with the rank of Sargeant Major.  He was with the 5 Bn in the second wave to land on Gallipoli on 25th April 1915.  He was promoted to Lt and appointed Adjutant of the 5 Bn.  Promoted to Captain in France and was KIA 28 February 1917, aged 32. The previous owner has made some written notes on some pages otherwise GC.  Measures 14 cmx 11cm

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