Australia and New Zealand - Page 5




 
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Boots
 
December 7th, 2005  
LIPS
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bory
1911 on recomendation by Lord Kithcener of Khatroum about Australia's Defence Capabilities.
He also recommended the formation of an Officer Academy, thus RMC Duntroon was born in June the same year.
Bingo that is correct
December 7th, 2005  
Bory
 
 
Okay, how many men were called up in the first conscription scheme between 1911-1914, and how long did they have to serve in the Militia for?
December 12th, 2005  
Bory
 
 
Okay I'll help out a bit on this, as there is little information around

http://www.diggerhistory.info/pages-...federation.htm
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Boots
December 31st, 2005  
tomtom22
 
 
In 1911, 155,000 youths were registered, of whom 90,000 were in training, with 20,000 inducted each year until the outbreak of World War I.
January 1st, 2006  
Bory
 
 
correct tomtom22, your turn
January 5th, 2006  
tomtom22
 
 
In 1943, Australia was facing acute manpower problems from maintaining an Army of twelve divisions - a far larger number in proportion to population than Britain, America or Japan. Battle casualties and a high rate of tropical disease, particularly malaria and dysentery that had reduced the Army by the equivalent of a division. What was the major cause compounding this problem and what action was taken to resolve it.
January 14th, 2006  
tomtom22
 
 

Topic: Hint Hint Hint


Here's a hint: go here:
http://www.diggerhistory.info/pages-....htm#pacific45
February 22nd, 2006  
tomtom22
 
 

Topic: More Hints


The provisions of the Defence Act, preventing conscripts from serving outside Australian territory, compounded the manpower problem. Many militia units were already designated as AIF since three-quarters of their strengths were volunteers.

Come on you guys, wake up!
April 24th, 2006  
poacher63
 
Exactly how many member's of the Australian SAS Regiment where killed by direct enemy action in Vietnam?
April 24th, 2006  
Bory
 
 
Zero