The Army List, for May, 1873

The Army List, for May, 1873

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...circumstances will be considered. 63. Lieutenants of Engineers who completed years' service previous to the 30th October, 1871, may be promoted without examination If specially approved by the Commander In Chief as having proved their efficiency for the rank of captain. 2. Captains. 64. Captains of Artillery and Engineers, before they arc eligible for promotion to be (leid officers (whether substantive or brevet), except in the cases specified in taragraphs-13, 65, and 60, will be required to pass an examination in the following subjects: --Representing, on a sketch or map of a piece of ground previously seen by the officer under examination--such sketch or map being furnished to the officer--the disposition of a combined force of the three arms--As an advanced or rear-guard. I On out-posts. For attack or defence of a small given position or defile, such as a wood, bridge j or building. Principles of combining the movements of Cavalry, Artillery, and Infantry, fon mutual support. 6-1. Captains who attained their rank previous to the 30th October. 1871, may be promoted without examination If specially reported to and approved by the Commander in j Chief as having proved their efficiency as field officers. 66. Captains who have passed the Staff College will not be required to pass theexami-1 nation prescribed in paragraph 0-1. 3. Provisional Promotion at Foreign Stations. 67. Officers serving at distant foreign stations may be provisionally promoted previous to passing the prescribed examination, but their promotion will be cancelled if they fall to pass the examination. Section IV.--Boards of Examination. I. Examination of Non-Commissioned Officers, Lieutenants of Militia, and Lieutenants of Cavalry and Infantry. i 68. For the...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236842227
  • 9781236842220