Australian Military Senior Cadets Musketry Instr. 1913


Commonwealth Military Senior Cadet Corps Syllabus of Training, Musketry Instruction and Rifle Exercises 1913 (34 pages) named to H O’Loughlin, Staff Sergeant Major.  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, the inside front page has been cut, otherwise GC.  Measures 13cm x 11cm

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