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Mounted service manual for Australian Light Horse and Mounted Infantry & c
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DESAL 389
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Sydney : F. Cunninghame and Co., Printers, 1902
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448
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MOUNTED SERVICE MANUAL FOR MOUNTED TROOPS OF THE AUSTRALIAN COMMON WEALTH. By AUTHORITY. 1902. 1
MOUNTED SERVICE MANUAL FOR AUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE, AND MOUNTED INFANTRY, &c. 2
CONTENTS. 4
INDEX TO PLATES. 7
PREFACE. 9
NOTE. 15
ERRATA. 16
ESTABLISHMENTS. 16
MOUNTED SERVICE MANUAL, ORGANISATION, DRESS, AND EQUIPMENT. ORGANISATION. 17
PART I—DRILL.—TRAINING OF THE SOLDIER ON FOOT. PRELIMINARY REMARKS. 35
A. SQUAD DRILL. 37
(B.) RIFLE EXERCISES. 80
c. FIRING EXERCISES. 92
D. BAYONET FIGHTING. 132
(E) SKIRMISHING. 142
F. COMBINED TACTICS. 150
G. DEFENCE. 159
PART II.—EQUITATION, HORSE MANAGEMENT, ANT TRAINING, &c. PRELIMINARY REMARKS. 164
A. RIDING INSTRUCTOINS. 166
B. TRAINING OF THE HORSE. 186
C. FIELD FIRING, 190
PART III.—DRILL. TRAINING OF THE SOLDIER MOUNTED. PRELIMINARY REMARKS. 195
TROOP DRILL. 214
DISMOUNTED DUTY. 232
REGIMENT. 243
BRIGADE. 259
PART IV.—MANŒUVRE. PRELININARY REMARKS. 264
A.—INFORMATION. 271
B. PROTECTION. (1).—PROTECTION OF TROOPS WHEN HALTED. OUTPOSTS. 295
PICQUETS. 307
RESERVE. 316
(2).—PROTECTION OF TROOPS ON THE MARCH.— ADVANCED, REAR, AND FLANK GUARDS. 325
C.—GENERAL DUTIES OF MOUNTED TROOPS IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE OTHER ARMS. 346
D.—THE FIGHT—OR THE TACTICS OF MOUNTED TROOPS. 348
E.—WIDE-TURNING MOVEMENTS AND RAIDS, OR THE STRATEGY OF MOUNTED TROOPS. 353
NOTE. 360
(B.) 361
(C.) MARCHING. 363
(D.) TRANSPORT BY RAIL AND BY SEA. 370
(E.) CROSSING RIVERS. 371
(F.) ANNUAL FIELD TRAINING. 374
(G.) INSTRUCTION IN DETACHED DUTIES. 379
(H.) MACHINE GUNS, THE TACTICAL USE AND DISPOSITION OF. 383
CEREMONIAL. 385
(K.) GUARDS. 398
(L.) ROYAL AND CEREMONIAL ESCORTS, STATE PROCESSIONS, &C. 404
(M.) FIRING A FEU-DE-JOIE. 412
(N.) FUNERALS. 413
PART VI.—INTERIOR ECONOMY, BIVOUACS OR CAMPS, AND STABLE DUTIES. 416
PART VII.-DEMOLITION OF RAILWAYS AND TELEGRAPH LINES, STRENGTHENING OF POSTS AND FIELD FORTIFICATIONS. 433

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