Book [Field Service Pocket Book]; British War Office; 1914; CT78.801a
Book [Field Service Pocket Book]About this object
Book; 'Field Service Pocket Book, 1914', printed by Harrison & Sons, London. This copy belonged to Charles J Hayward, a member of the 5th Regiment, Otago Mounted Rifles, NZEF.
This book was issued by the British War Office to all senior NCOs, warrant officers and officers in the Great War. It details many aspects of the British military art, starting with the war establishments of the British Army (cavalry and Infantry Divisions and ancillary units) and the Indian Army. The handbook details everyday military conduct in the field, and lays down the regulations and guidelines for marches, quarters, camp cooking, sanitation and water supply. There are chapters on orders and the means of communication, plus overseas operations, map reading and field sketching.
processed material, paper
processed material, leather
h 25mm x l 163mm x w 112mm
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