33rd Btn Australian Imperial Force Routine Order No.116 33rd Btn Australian Imperial Force
Routine Order No.116
Lt-Col LJ Morshead
No. 21 Camp, Larkhill, 20th November 1916.
Part I Administration.
SCOUTS 163 The following have been accepted for the scout platoon:
L/Sgt C Sinclair
No. 2037 Pte LJ Byrne
No. 2153 Pte. RE Harrison
STRENGTH 164 The undermentioned having been discharged from VD hospital is taken on strength and posted to "A" company. Pay commenced from 20/11/1916.
No.45, Pte JH Coleman
The following have been struck off the strength from this date
No. 483 Pte FE Morrissey "B" Co Hospital
No. 377 Pte G Butler "B" Co Absentee
No. 1462 Pte HMS Long "D" Co Absentee
No. 1637 Pte O Stowart "A" Co Absentee
No. 5686A Pte E Ryan "D" Co Absentee
No. 4271A Pte DC Anderson "A" Co Absentee
No.10125 Pte CT Gillan "C" Co Hospital
No. 5091A Pte JA Pearce "B" Co Hospital
No. 518 Pte AH Potts "B" Co Hospital
No. 72 Pte G Goodwin "A" Co Hospital
The following have been selected to remain behind as a rear party, and are struck off the strength of the Battalion:
No.1450 Sgt J Lawman Pioneers
No. 587 Pte OD Clarke
No. 586 Dvr FW Smith
No. 1614 Pte G Watson
No. 1519 Pte PE Anshaw "B" Co
No. 5108A Pte L Sherman "B" Co
No. 852 Pte EAC Paul. "C" Co
No. 5051B Pte WSC Hudson "A" Co
The undermentioned who are attached to the battalion awaiting transfer, will report to Lt. layton at 6:30 AM on 21 November 1916. The COs who are rationing these men will see that they report.
No. 124 Cpl PM McKillop attached to "A" Co
No. 5006A Pte J Curtis attached to "A" Co
No. 1930 Pte W Bagshaw attached to "A" Co
No. 256 Pte TO Jones attached to "A" Co
No. 5100A Pte JH Roberts attached to "B" Co
No. 2114 Pte GC McLeod attached to "C" Co
No. 2103 Pte HA Moodie attached to "C" Co
No. 2119. Pte WC Nagel attached to "C" Co
No. 2146 Pte Lance Ward attached to "C" Co
No. 5061A Pte HJ Mathieson attached to "D" Co
Pte Calloway attached to "C" Co
TRANSFER 165 The following transfer has been approved:-
No. 1092, Cpl A Burkett from "D" Co. To Pioneers
GREATCOATS 166 Reference Battalion Order No.14 - that portion re greatcoats is cancelled. greatcoats will not be worn, but will be placed in packs so that it may readily be withdrawn.
PROMOTIONS 166 The following promotions have been approved:-
No. 77 L/Cpl EG Gess to be Cpl. vice no. 124
Cpl DM McKillop struck off strength
No. 126 L/Cpl A Young to be Cpl. vice no. 127
Cpl AF Mayne reverted to ranks
No. 2148 Pte WP Whithill to be L/Cpl to complete establishment
No.2 Pte EP Austin to be L/Cpl to complete establishment
No. 1266 L/Sgt GD Thomas to be Sgt to complete establishment
No. 1245 Cpl WH Simpson to be L/Sgt vice no. 1266L/Sgt GD Thomas promoted
No. 2034 Pte LR Boulton to be Cpl vice no. 1245 Cpl WH Simpson promoted
No. 1197 L/Cpl TF McMahon to be Cpl to complete establishment
No. 1142 Pte WL Harding to be L/Cpl to complete establishment
ROUTE 167 Lt. Cohen will proceed to Amesbury and arrive there 6:20 am 21.11.1916 for the purpose of making all preliminary arrangements with RTO for entraining the first draft from this battalion. He will get a copy of states and full particulars of officers, other ranks, animals and vehicles and after entrainment await arrival of second draft with whom he will entrain after handing state to Lt. King. The latter officer will reach Amesbury station at 7:45 am 21.11.1916 and act similarly for second draft and in turn hand both sets of states to the Adjutant who will travel on third train.
PIONEER 168 The Pioneer section will move off Battalion Parade Ground at 5 am 21.11.1916 and proceed to Amesbury station, where they arrive at 6:20 am and receive orders as to digging latrines etc. Provision must be made for in erecting temporary canvas screens which will be dismantled after troops have been entrained.
STATES169 OC "B" Co and OC Headquarters Sections will hand parade states for their parties or sections to OC Trains on which they are travelling. This must be done before moving off the Battalion Parade Ground at Camp 21.
(signed) RG Jones Second Lieutenant
Adjutant ,33rd Battalion AIF
The regimental canteen will be closed at 6 pm today and no further purchases can be made after that hour.
Cheque for £30.6.6. being amount subscribed by officers, NCOs and men of 33rd battalion towards Lord Kitchener's National Memorial fund, has been forwarded to the Hon. Sec.
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