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Defence Act - Royal Military College of Australia - Report - Period - 1 February 1984 to 31 January 1985


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The Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia

ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE OF AUSTRALIA

Annual Report

1984

Presented 12 November 1985 Ordered to be printed 28 November 1985

Parliamentary Paper No. 391/1985

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AUSTRALIAN ARMY

REPORT ON THE ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE

1984

Australian Government Publishing Service Canberra 1985

© Commonwealth of Australia 1985 ISSN 0728-7003

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Royal Military College Duntroon

Australian Capital Territory 23 April 1985

Minister fo r Defence (Army Office) Canberra A.C.T.

1 forward herewith fo r presentation to Parliament the Annual Report on the Royal Military College made in accordance with section 147(2) o f the Defence Act.

This report covers the period from 1 February 1984 to 31 January; 1985.

(B.H. HOCKNEY) Major General Commandant

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CONTENTS

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The Charter of the Royal Military College ............................................................ 1

Affiliation with the University of New South Wales ............................................ 1

Part I: General .............................................................................................. 2

Part II: Report on Military Studies Introduction .......................

The Curriculum ...............

Support for T raining..........

Annual Field Training . . . .

Part III: Report on Academic Studies ............................................................... 8

The Faculty of Military Studies ........................................................ 8

Post Graduate Studies in 1984 ............................................................ 9

Undergraduate Courses in 1984 ........................................................ 10

Officer Undergraduate Enrolment in 1984 ........................................ 11

Results of the 1984 Courses ................................................................. 11

Part IV: Report on the Bridges Memorial Library ..................................... 12

Part V: Events of Interest in 1984 .................................................................. 17

V isits...................................................................................................... 17

Ceremonial Parades ............................................................................. 19

Part VI: Administration ................................................................................... 20

Personnel ................................................................................................. 20

Logistics ................................................................................................. 21

Works Programme ................................................................................ 23

Part VII: Corps of Staff Cadets data .................................................................. 24

Part VIII: Prizes and Trophies .......................................................................... 26

Annexes:

Staff of the Royal Military College ....................................................

The Interim Council of the Royal Military College ...........................

The Faculty of Military Studies . . 1..................................................

Strengths of Classes and Number of Graduates ...............................

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THE CHARTER OF THE ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE

The Charter of the Royal Military College is to train cadets for careers in the service of the Crown as officers in the Australian Army. Its aim is to give each cadet the knowledge necessary to fit him to enter upon a career, and to foster in him the moral and mental qualities on which leadership depends. The course of instruction is designed to:

(a) promote a sense of honour and loyalty, duty and responsibility; inculcate habits of discipline and soldierly conduct; and to give a correct understanding of the place of the Armed Services in the Australian nation; (b) provide a balanced and liberal education in the Arts and Sciences taking into

account the special needs of the Service and the aptitude of the cadet; (c) develop a capacity for clear and logical thought and expression; (d) give a sound military education in the science and principles of war; and (e) instruct the cadet in the military skills and techniques of modem warfare required

of the junior regimental officer.

AFFILIATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES

In 1967 the then Department of the Army and the University of New South Wales agreed to co-operate in developing the Royal Military College (RMC) into a separate degree- granting body within a period of 10 years. The College entered into an affiliation with the

University in 1968, and the University established a Faculty of Military Studies at Duntroon. The affiliation has now been extended under a new agreement between the Minister for Defence and the University. The Faculty of Military Studies is responsible for conducting courses at the College in Arts, Applied Science and Engineering leading to the award of the University’s degrees of

Bachelor of Arts in the Faculty of Military Studies (BA), Bachelor of Science in the Faculty of Military Studies (BSc), Bachelor of Arts with Honours (BA), Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc) and Bachelor of Engineering (BE). The Interim Council of the Royal Military College advises the University and the

Minister for Defence on facilities required for instruction at Duntroon, and on other matters relating to the College including any action which might be taken to promote the objects and interests of the College and the University.

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PART I

GENERAL

On 11 December 1984, eighty-six cadets of First Class were commissioned as officers; seventy-seven from Australia, six from New Zealand, two from Singapore and one from Thailand. Fifty-two of these cadets received degrees. The remaining thirty-four members of the Class will return to the College in 1985 as officer undergraduates to complete their final year of engineering courses or an honours year in arts or science. Twenty-two undergraduate officers who were commissioned in 1983 received degrees, or degrees with honours in arts or science; special mention should be made of LT M.F. Mender who was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship. Eight other officers and civilians received post-graduate degrees.

The Graduation Parade was reviewed by His Excellency the Governor-General, The Right Honourable Sir Ninian Stephen, AK, GCMG, GCVO, KBE. His Excellency presented the Sword of Honour for exemplary conduct and performance of duty to Senior Under Officer B.J. Bucket!, and the Queen’s Medal for the most distinguished performance in military and academic studies to Colour Sergeant G.D. Bowyer. Amongst the invited guests was Brigadier W.J. Urquhart the first cadet to be enrolled into the College in 1911, and who graduated in 1914.

The Graduation Parade was held at Duntroon in the morning, and the Conferring of Degrees and the Presentation of Commissions took place at the Canberra School of Music in the afternoon. Degrees were once again conferred by the Chancellor of the University of New South Wales, the Honourable Mr Justice Samuels. The agreement with the

University of New South Wales by which cadets and graduates are able to receive degrees of the University continues to operate successfully and the bond between the College and the University is as strong as ever. Of the one hundred and thirty-five Australian students who entered the College in 1984, one hundred and five were normal entry cadets and thirty were scholarship holders. The new entries from other countries were ten from New Zealand, two from Thailand and two from Singapore, making a total new intake in January 1984 of one hundred and forty nine. There were eight cadets who withdrew during the initial training period with the result that the net strength of the Corps of Staff Cadets at the beginning of the academic year was four hundred and fifty. The new procedures put in place in 1984 to assist the new class in adjusting to life at RMC proved highly successful and will be used again in 1985.

Military training in 1984 took the form of continuous training locally for all classes, and in the field at Majura Range and the Tallaganda and Brooman State Forest areas. Short attachments were arranged to Regular Army units and some Corps Schools, and adventure training for selected cadets took place both in the Kosciusko National Park and in New Zealand.

In 1984 sport continued to occupy a significant part of the College curriculum, both in individual and team events. The College continued its success in inter-collegiate competitions by winning both the Inter-Service Colleges Athletics Meeting and the Inter­ Service Colleges Swimming Carnival. In the domestic ACT competitions, College teams won premierships in Australian Rules and Basketball. At the individual level, Staff Cadet A.M. Baker was selected to play for the Australian Under 21 Rugby Union Team against the New Zealand ‘All Blacks’ Under 21 Team.

In 1984 visits by parties of Second Class cadets to the United States Military Academy, West Point and the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst were carried out over the

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Christmas holiday period at the cadets’ own expense. An exchange visit by a party from West Point was hosted by Duntroon in June 1984 and a party from Sandhurst visited in August 1984. Activities such as theses, plus the demanding and character-building sporting pro­

gramme, all superimposed on the requirement to obtain a degree under conditions generally more exacting than is the lot of students in a civilian university, make the present course at the Royal Military College a rigorous and demanding one. In 1984 the overall military and academic results were sound although the number of cadets discharged from the College was slightly higher than in previous years due in the main to them not achieving the required academic standards.

Arrangements for the transition of the Faculty of Military Studies into the University College at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) continue to progress well, as do the arrangements for the transition in 1986 of the Royal Military College into the centralised training establishment for all potential officers, including women, of the

Australian Regular Army (ARA). The first stage of the redevelopment of the College was approved by Parliament in June 1984, for construction in 1984/85. The redevelopment provides for extensions to the Cadets’ Mess, the construction of 5 Camp Hospital and a new physical fitness centre, and

refurbishment of cadet accommodation and instructional facilities. As a result of budgetry considerations construction of 5 Camp Hospital has been deferred until 1985/86. 1984 was a satisfactory year of achievement for the Royal Military College. The dedication and hard work of the military and academic staff brought the year to a

successful conclusion.

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PART II

REPORT ON MILITARY STUDIES

INTRODUCTION

Cadets returned to the College in the third week of January 1984 to commence their first five weeks of the year in full-time military training. The new entry arrived a week later.

THE CURRICULUM

Final year cadets underwent full-time military study whilst the curriculum followed by the junior classes prepared them progressively for the final year. Cadets received instruction in the military skills required of a junior leader and in those subjects which promote their development as potential officers. The training environment provided opportunities for each cadet to demonstrate that he possessed practical leadership

qualities and the necessary knowledge and skills to lead a small group.

Fourth Class Curriculum

The Fourth Class Curriculum included:

(a) orientation to the College and the Services; (b) basic military skills; (c) subjects designed to develop leadership potential and skills; (d) adventurous training; and (e) a commitment to the ideals and traditions of the Corps of Staff Cadets and the

Services.

During Easter Fourth Class took part in a five day adventurous training exercise. This activity, under the supervision of RMC staff, was designed to promote the cadet’s confidence in both himself and his peers. At the completion of the first academic term, the class made a four day tour of Army establishments and units in the Sydney and Brisbane areas. This gave them the opportunity to observe the scope and range of military equipment in service and an insight into some of the tasks performed by the Regular Army.

Third Class Curriculum

The Third Class curriculum extended the military skills and leadership training com­ menced in Fourth Class. In addition Third Class cadets: (a) received formal instruction in functional leadership theory, (b) received military instruction in those subjects designed to enable them to lead a

section group, and (c) while acting as section commanders in a field setting were required to demonstrate leadership qualities appropriate to their experience.

Second Class Curriculum

The Second Class curriculum consolidated all previous military studies and emphasised the development of those skills and leadership attributes required of the junior officer. It included instruction in:

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(a) advanced military skills, and (b) practical leadership training.

Second Class undertook a separate exercise from the remainder of the Corps during November annual field training. This provided a high tempo, high stress environment in which to train and develop individual military skills and leadership ability. Twelve selected cadets travelled overseas, in lieu of annual field training. Six of these visited the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst and six visited the United States Military

Academy, West Point.

First Class Curriculum

The final year cadets worked full time at military studies, covering the major part of the professional military training taught at the College. Those subjects commenced in earlier years were continued and the formal study of tactics, military administration and allied subjects was started. Instruction included lectures, demonstrations, discussions, visits and

indoor and outdoor exercises. Visits undertaken in the course of the year were:

(a) February. The Combined College Tour to units in New South Wales and Victoria for demonstrations of equipment and firepower. (b) March. The 4th Field Artillery Regiment at Townsville, Queensland was visited for practical experience in controlling artillery and mortar fire.

(c) June. The 1st Armoured Regiment at Puckapunyal, Victoria was visited for armoured familiarisation and training. (d) September. Each cadet was attached for five to seven days to an ARA unit.

SUPPORT FOR TRAINING

It was again essential for external manpower and material support to be provided to conduct the major aspects of the military training programme. This support included 36 non-commissioned officer instructors and 36 ancillary staff for the concentrated training

period of the first five weeks. The annual field training required one infantry company (65 personnel) as enemy, while the Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Defence Training required the attachment of an instructional cell of one officer and three non-commissioned officer instructors.

Valuable support was also provided by the Royal Australian Air Force on several occasions during the year.

ANNUAL FIELD TRAINING

The 1984 annual field training exercise followed a similar format to the exercise conducted in 1983. Second Class cadets participated in an exercise near Bungendore in New South Wales, concentrating on junior leadership development as well as teaching and practising cadets in those skills and techniques required by an Infantry Section

Commander. Command appointments were allocated to First Class cadets who conducted all instruction and provided ‘enemy’ for the final phase of the exercise. There were no First class attachments during Annual Field Training this year. First Class cadets participated with the remainder of the Corps in a three phase exercise in the Majura training area, Australian Capital Territory and in the Tallaganda State Forest.

Phase 1, of seven days duration, was devoted to training in both individual and collective skills. The majority of training and instruction was given and supervised by First Class cadets. During Phase 2, Third Class participated in a demanding leadership exercise at section level while Fourth Class concentrated on defence techniques, including

the development of weapon pits with overhead protection, for a period of six days.

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For the final 10 day phase, the Corps, less Second Class, regrouped as a battalion of three companies for an exercise which included both offensive and defensive operations. Section, platoon and company sized patrols were deployed from the battalion position. All platoon commander, platoon sergeant and selected appointments within battalion head­ quarters were manned by First Class cadets and undergraduate officers performed the duties of key appointments at battalion headquarters and in the echelon.

Military staff of the College, assisted by attached instructors, co-ordinated all activities. All logistic support was provided by the College’s Support Unit which operated through a forward field base. Royal Australian Air Force Iroquois and Chinook helicopters deployed cadets to and within the exercise area while a Mirage aircraft provided air photographic reconnaissance and simulated an enemy air attack on the main position. Exercise enemy, consisting of a company of the 6th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment, 61 ancillary support staff and 13 instructors and an Army light observation helicopter, were provided by units of both Field Force and Training Commands.

PART III

REPORT ON ACADEMIC STUDIES

THE FACULTY OF MILITARY STUDIES

The University of New South Wales established the Faculty of Military Studies in 1968 in accordance with its agreement to work with the Army to develop the Royal Military College into an autonomous degree-granting institution within 10 years. The Commonwealth Government’s decision in 1974 to establish a tri-service academy

on a site adjacent to Duntroon led, in 1977, to the signing by the Minister for Defence and the University of a new agreement to continue the development and operation of the Faculty to this end. In 1981, under a further agreement with the Minister, the University undertook to accept responsibility for the academic integrity of the Academy, to set up a

University College within the Defence Force Academy and to continue its affiliation with the Royal Military College until the commencement of the University College in 1986. The Faculty of Military Studies has the same duties and powers as any other faculty of the University. It considers and reports to the Professorial Board of the University upon all

matters relating to the studies, lectures, examinations and the degrees which it offers. The Faculty is responsible for conducting programmes (which include a common military component) leading to the award of the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Engineering at both pass and honours levels. It also provides opportunities for postgraduate study and research for the University’s degrees of

MA(Honours), MSc, ME and PhD. In 1984 four meetings of Faculty were convened to consider matters on which the Executive Committee had made recommendations. The three Degree Committees each met several times and reported to Faculty through the Executive Committee. Business relating to postgraduate studies was considered by the Faculty’s Higher Degree Com­

mittee which met on 10 occasions in the course of the year.

Research

In addition to their teaching roles all Departments of the Faculty were actively engaged in research programmes during 1984. The Australian Research Grants Council (ARGC) funded new and continuing research projects to the value of $168 471 whilst other research projects were funded by the National Energy Research Development and Demonstration Council (NERDCC), Esso Australia Ltd., the Australian Computer

Research Board, the Forest Wildlife Research Grant, the US/Australia bilateral Science and Technology Grant, the Australian War Memorial, and the NSW Planning and Environment Commission. The Department of Computer Science received a grant during 1984 to assist the NACCS (National Advisory Committee for Computers in Schools) to

formulate and develop a national policy on the use of computers in primary and secondary schools.

Australian Defence Force Academy Planning

Members of Faculty were involved in the planning of the degree courses for the University College at meetings of the University College Course Steering Committee. An important component of this planning involves the transition of cadets from courses in the Faculty of

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Military Studies. To facilitate this transition and to meet the growing needs of the Army in computing a new University College course on Information Systems is to be introduced into the Faculty in 1985. Also during 1985 the new Engineering courses will be introduced.

During 1984 the Departments of Civil Engineering, Geography, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, and Electrical and Electronic Engineering together with the Library and Computer Centre moved to their new buildings on the Academy site.

POST-GRADUATE STUDIES IN 1984

Degrees

The following higher degrees were conferred in 1984:

Master of Engineering

Civil Engineering Neil Gordon Miller, BE NSW Thesis: The prediction of soil trafficability using soil hydrologic and penetration resistance relations.

Electrical and Electronic Engineering Ian Ronald Anderson, BSc BE DipEd WAust Thesis: An application of optimal control theory, via computer simulation, to co­ ordinated plant control.

Master of Science

Computer Science Robert Benjamin John, BA Canberra CAE Thesis: Data Structure considerations in automated cartography.

Doctor of Philosophy Electrical and Electronic Engineering John Fredrick Arnold, BE MEngSc Melb. Thesis: A simulation study of image transmission using an adaptive ternary delta

modulator.

Mechanical Engineering

Peter Charles Wilson Frith, BE Melb, MEngSc NSW Thesis: Turbulent swirling flow in vortex chambers.

Enrolments

Forty-eight post-graduate students were enrolled in the Faculty in 1984.

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MSc

PhD MA ME MSc quaI Total

O fficers.................................................................. 4 1 4 2 - 11

Teaching F e llo w s................................................. 8 3 1 1 - 13

Civilian students ................................................. 10 2 1 3 2 18

Academic staff ..................................................... 6 - - - - 6

Total 28 6 6 6 2 48

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES IN 1984

The following first degrees were awarded:

BA with Honours Class II Division 1 3

BA 43

BSc with Honours Class II Division 1 3

BSc 12

BE with Honours Class 1 & University Medal 1 BE with Honours Class 1 1

BE with Honours Class II Division 1 1

BE with Honours Class II Division 2 4

BE 9

The total number of students enrolled in undergraduate courses was 486.

OFFICER UNDERGRADUATE ENROLMENT IN 1984 (SPECIAL ADMISSIONS)

Completed 1984

Course Enrolled programme

B A ......................................................................................................................... 3 3

BSc-Full time .................................................................................................... 6 3

BE -Full time .................................................................................................... 1 1

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RESULTS OF THE 1984 COURSES FACULTY OF MILITARY STUDIES

Arts Applied Science Engineering

BA BA

(Hons)

BSc BSc

(Hons)

BE

First Year— Admitted ...................................... ................. 86 - 26 - 28

Sat for examination ..................... ................. 69 - 24 - 23

To proceed .................................. ................. 59 - 19 - 16

To repeat ...................................... ................. 1 - 1 - 5

Second Year— Admitted ...................................... ................. 55 18 13 - 21

Sat for examination ..................... ................. 54 18 12 - 20

To proceed .................................. ................. 46 11 9 - 12

To repeat ...................................... ................. 6 - 3 - 5

T hird Year— Admitted ...................................... ................. 60 9 15 - 17

Sat for examination ..................... ................. 56 8 15 - 17

To proceed .................................. ................. 37 8 7 - 15

To repeat ...................................... ................. 14 - 2 - 1

Fourth Year— Admitted ...................................... ................. 42 11 18 - 21

Sat for examination ....................... ................. 39 10 16 - 20

To proceed .................................... ........... - 10 - 4 20

G raduated........................................ ............... 39 - 12 -

Fifth Year— Admitted ........................................ - 3 - 3 18

Sat for examination ....................... ...... - 3 - 3 18

G raduated........................................ ............... - 3 - 3 16

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PART IV

REPORT ON THE BRIDGES MEMORIAL LIBRARY

Administration

The much postponed transfer of the Library to the new ADFA Library building and the installation of the new Library computing system again dominated the year. The Library was finally moved at the end of August and reopened on 11 September 1984 with minimal inconvenience to users.

The position of Deputy Librarian was filled by Mr Alex Byrne in September.

Collections

Holdings include 189 886 bound volumes, 2 473 Serial titles, 7 641 volumes in microform, 633 Audio Cassettes, 40 Video Cassettes, 74 Films and 12 Audio Tapes. The Budget for 1984/85 for books and periodicals was $670 398. The formed collections ordered during the year included: Cold War Politics; Socialism,

Marxism, Soviet History; Military and Revolutionary; Marxism, Revolutions etc; War and Military Studies, U.S. Congressional documents and Patrick White. Gifts this year included the major collection of the late Dr Beverly Male, donated by her parents, Bruce and Mary Male. Dr Male was formerly a lecturer in the Government Department, and had collected extensively in Middle East studies. Professor Beddie, formerly the Head of the Government Department, presented the Library with a collection of books and periodicals on his retirement from the College. Mrs J.J. Auchmuty donated two Apsley House engravings.

Other donors included Sir Edward Woodward, who presented a collection of military titles, Cliff Whitelocke, Dr Pearson, Ian J. Wood and the late Professor J. Wilczynski. This year the Library was approved as a recipient of gifts under the Taxation Incentives for the Arts Scheme.

Acquisitions

The monograph acquisitions staff made 44 167 searches, placed 7 375 orders, processed 13 151 volumes and received 1 074 gifts in 1984. Ms Sylvia Jones having been promoted to Serials Librarian, the Bibliographic Searching Librarian position was filled by Mr Paul Bunker.

Cataloguing

During 1984 cataloguing staff were involved in extensive checking and analysing data at the various stages of the conversion of our card catalogue into machine readable form by SAZTEC Australia. By November part conversion was complete with a machine readable record having been created for each item in the collection, including serials, and loaded on to the Library’s AWA SEQUEL computer.

Cataloguing statistics largely maintained the improvement achieved in 1983 in spite of the introduction of the new system:

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1984 1983

Monographs 9 415 10 110

Serials 403 178

Total 9 818 10 288

Reader Services

Although severe strains were imposed on reader services staff by the move to the new building in September and the absence overseas of the Reader Services Librarian from May, services were increased. Many new special reader education classes were held and audiovisual services were greatly expanded following the move to ADFA. A Video Commander unit was installed

which allows up to four video programmes to be transmitted simultaneously to any of twelve audiovisual carrels and other remote locations including the Seminar and Conference Rooms with the user in the carrel or room having full control via a remote control unit. Carrels in the audiovisual area are also equipped with cassette players and a stereo sound system has been installed. To complement these developments in hardware the Library is now actively encouraging the purchase and borrowing of audiovisual programmes.

Inter library loans experienced a dramatic increase in usage in 1984. While the number of loans requested from other libraries was down some 5%, loans by us to other libraries were up 90%, while the number of different libraries requesting items increased by over 100 %.

During this year, inter library loans were processed using a microcomputer running a program developed by Library staff. The new system has significantly improved the efficiency of the inter library loans operation. It is planned to move the inter library loans program to the main computer in 1985.

The position of Military/Humanities-Social Science Reference Librarian was adver­ tised and Mr John Richards was appointed in December. This position complements the Science/Engineering Reference Librarian position held by Mr Geoff Collins.

Statistics during the year were:

(a) Usage Borrowers registered (excluding other Libraries) . . . . 1112 General Loans (excluding ILL) ............................... 11 748

Borrowers (general loans) ............................................ 4 802

Reserve Loans ................................................................ 4 898

Borrowers (Reserve)........................................................ 2 130

Total Loans ................................................................ 16 646

Total Borrowers ............................................................ 6 932

Cadet Users during extended hours ............................... 2 799

Staff and other users .................................................... 347

Photocopying (including ILL) ................................... 485 131

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(b) Inter Library Loan Items requested by RMC ............................................ 1 977

Items received ............................................................. 1 329

Requests to RMC ......................................................... 2 372

Requests filled ............................................................. 1 967

Total transactions ......................................................... 7 645

No of borrowing Libraries ........................................ 1 866

(c) Reader education and publicity No of tutorial classes ................................................ 18

No of subjects ............................................................. 6

Class contact hours (including marking) ................... 24

Bibliographies in house ............................................ -

Computer searches — retrospective........................... 20

— SDI ........................................ 2

Displays ..................................................................... 6

Serials

The Serials Section became independent of the Acquisitions Section early in 1984. The position of Serials Librarian was filled by Ms Sylvia Jones in February. After the move to the ADFA site the section began operating a public desk (0900-1630 hrs) and assumed responsibility for the production of the Current Awareness Bulletin.

The periodicals collection in ADFA has been consolidated into two areas: current periodicals and bound periodicals. This is a significant improvement over conditions at the old Bridges Library where items might be found in any of five locations. There are currently 1975 subscriptions and 498 standing orders; 4 493 bound volumes

were added to the serials collection throughout the year and 19 604 journal issues were processed (excluding newspapers).

Systems

The Library’s Sequel MV3270 ‘Super mini’ computer was delivered in January, and initially installed in the RMC Computer Centre. The demolition of the RMC Computer Centre forced an early move of the Computer to the ADFA Library, whence a limited service was maintained to 12 terminals in the Bridges Library until the Library moved to

its new building. In July 1984 a first attempt was made to load the database, which consisted of machine readable records converted from our shelf list cards by SAZTEC. A second load of the database was carried out during September and October 1984, by which time the disc

capacity of the system was virtually exhausted. An additional disc drive was puchased in November 1984 and the database regenerated across three units to improve the balance between efficiency of storage and speed of retrieval. At the end of 1984 the configuration of the system was as follows:

CPU — 1 megabyte Sequel MV3270 with 48 ports and a 1600/3200

bpi streaming tape drive

Disc — 512 megabytes

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Network processor — SCITEC 3703 which permits 9 terminals to switch between ABN and the Sequel Terminals — 9 ABN switchable

1 ‘Diacritic’ terminal 4 Word Processing terminals 27 other terminals, including 7 intended for public access System downtime for the period was less than 1%, almost all of which was attributable to causes beyond our control, eg failures in the air conditioning, static electricity in the Library’s computer room or power cuts.

The installation of application software has progressed to the point were:

(a) cataloguing is operational, but further minor tailoring is required; (b) circulation is ready to start early in 1985; (c) acquisitions are scheduled to commence in February 1985; (d) periodicals conversion has commenced and on-line activity is being phased in; and (e) enquiry programs have been modified to allow limited public access to the

database pending the release of an acceptable online public access catalogue in the latter half of 1985.

PART V

EVENTS OF INTEREST IN 1984

VISITS

Distinguished Visitors

Distinguished visitors during the year included:

2 February 1984 ................ Brigadier General Hanrion of the French Intelligence Community.

13 February 1984 ............... Brigadier I. Mackay. MBE, MC, Commandant of the School of Infantry, United Kingdom.

2 June 1984 ........................... A party of 80 from the Diplomatic Missions.

23 July 1984 ....................... Major General Padet Bunnag and Major General Komol

Kesornsukhon from the Royal Thai Army.

2 November 1984 ............... His Excellency The Right Honourable Sir David Beattie, GCMG, GCVO, QC, the Governor General of New Zealand.

Other Visitors

Other visitors during the year included:

24 January 1984 ................ Thirteen Joint Services Staff College overseas students.

13 April 1984 ....................... Eight Royal Australian Naval Staff College overseas

students.

12 July 1984 ....................... Twelve Joint Services Staff College overseas students.

14-16September 1984 . . . . A group of 110 students from the Hawkesbury Agri­ cultural College.

19-23 November 1984 . . . . Major S.A.T. Jeppsson of the Swedish Armed Forces.

Recruiting Visits

The following recruiting sponsored visits to RMC took place:

25 January 1984 ................ A group of nine Army Career Advisers.

12 March 1984 A group of 17 Army Career Advisers.

8 May 1984 ........................... A group of 37 Recruiting Staff.

21 May 1984 A group of 14 Army Career Advisers.

24 May 1984 A group of 33 selected Headmasters/Principals.

19-21 June 1984 ................... A group of 76 selected schoolboys.

3 September 1984 A group of four Army Career Advisers.

12 October 1984 ................... A group of 14 Army Career Advisers.

16 November 1984 ............... A group of 6 Army Career Advisers.

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Cadet Visits

28 November - 9 December 1984 ............ . A group of one officer and six cadets visited the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst as part of a visit to the United Kingdom.

21 November - 5 December 1984 .............. A group of one officer and six cadets visited the United States Military Academy, West Point as part of a visit to the United States.

Cadet Tours

6-11 May 1984 ................... Fourth Class visit to ARA formations/units in the

Hols worthy and Enoggera areas.

6-19 May 1984 ................... First Year Mechanical Engineering students visited the Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Training Centre.

3 to 5 days during May and August academic breaks .. Voluntary attachments to Field Force, Training and Logistic units by cadets of Second and Third Classes.

12 to 14 days during August and September 1984 . . . . Attachments to Field Force, Training and Logistic units by cadets of First Class.

Cadet Visitors

29 May to 11 June 1984 ....................... A group of one officer and four cadets from the United

States Military Academy, West Point visited the College.

6 August to 4 September 1984 .............. A group of one officer and four cadets from the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst visited the College.

21-23 September 1984 . . . . A group of 90 cadets from the Royal Australian Naval College visited RMC.

CEREMONIAL PARADES

15-16 March 1984 .............. The combined bands of the Royal Military College and

25 April 1984 .......................

the 2nd Military District, together with members of the Corps of Staff Cadets, presented Beating the Retreat. This was followed by a band recital which culminated in the presentation of the 1812 Overture, including pyrotechnics and cannon fire.

In honour of Anzac Day, parades were held on the parade ground and at the grave of Major General Sir William Throsby Bridges, KCB, CMG, first Com­ mandant of RMC. A detachment from First Class paraded at the Australian War Memorial as part of the combined services parade and Catafalque Party.

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9 June 1984 ...................... . . . In honour of the birthday of Her Majesty Queen

Elizabeth the Second the Corps of Staff Cadets trooped the Queen’s Colour. The Reviewing Officer was the Governor-General of Australia, His Excellency The Right Honourable Sir Ninian Stephen,

AK, GCMG, GCVO, KBE.

11 November 1984 . . . . . . . . The Corps of Staff Cadets provided members for the Catafalque Party and the combined service unarmed guard at the Remembrance Day ceremony at the Australian War Memorial.

6 December 1984 . . . . . . .. The Corps of Staff Cadets trooped Queen Elizabeth the Second’s Banner.

9 December 1984 . . . . . . . . The Graduation Church Service and the Graduation Mass were held in the ANZAC Memorial Chapel of St Paul, Duntroon.

11 December 1984 . . . . . . . . The Corps of Staff Cadets paraded on the occasion of the graduation of the senior class. The Reviewing Officer was the Governor-General of Australia, His Excellency The Right Honourable Sir Ninian Stephen,

AK, GCMG, GCVO, KBE.

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PART VI

ADMINISTRATION

PERSONNEL

Staff Changes

During the period 1 February 1984 to 31 January 1985 there were a number of staff changes at the College. The College Staff as at 31 January 1985 is shown at Annex A.

Medical

During 1984 the RMC Hospital continued to provide comprehensive health cover to the Corps of Staff Cadets and to the staff of the Royal Military College and ADFA. In addition, in the interests of economy it provided in-patient facilities to the three Services in the ACT, plus out-patient facilities at night and weekends.

Instruction to cadets in First Aid and Army Health continued, and a satisfactory standard was achieved at examinations. There were no major outbreaks of disease and the incidence of serious work and sporting related injuries was significantly reduced over the last 12 months.

Post graduate training for medical and physiotherapy staff has been acquired particu­ larly in the Sports Medicine field. Health statistics for 1984 were: Inpatients 559

Outpatients 12 083

Dental

The Dental Section provided the complete range of modem dental services to the Corps of Staff Cadets, staff of the Royal Military College and the Australian Defence Force Academy. Emphasis was placed on preventative services. This included the provision and maintenance of mouthguards to all Staff Cadets participating in contact sports.

The Dental Officer and Senior Dental Technician attended Post-graduate and technical courses respectively during the year. This ensured the continued high standard of military dental care provided by the section.

Dental statistics for 1 Jan - 31 Dec 1984: (a) Total Attendances 1 854.

(b) Dental Class 1 - Members made dentally fit 62%. (c) Dental Class 2 - Treatment Required 37%.

(d) Dental Class 3/4 - Not Dentally Fit 1%.

LOGISTICS AND FINANCE

Procurement of Stores and Equipment 1984— 85

Estimated expenditure for the procurement of replacement stores and equipment for the year 1984— 85 (excluding the Faculty of Military Studies) was:

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Logistics

Commodity (Military)

Office machines ................................................................................................... 19 000

Hire office machines .......................................................................................... 4 500

Stationery ........................................................................................................... 33 000

Printing ............................................................................................................... 25 000

Textbooks ........................................................................................................... 5 000

Clothing ............................................................................................................... 258 000

General stores ....................................................................................................... 45 000

Vehicle s p a re s....................................................................................................... 3 000

Miscellaneous technical stores ......................................................................... 8 500

Laundry ............................................................................................................... 41 000

Rations ............................................................................................................... 582 000

Hire Vehicles and plant ...................................................................................... 1000

Hire other ........................................................................................................... 8 000

Total $1 032 500

Service Contracts

The following Service Contracts were in existence during 1984— 85: (a) Contract cleaning ................................................................................. 586 227

(b) Night-watching/security ......................................................................... 98 000

(c) Extermination of v e rm in ......................................................................... 7 000

(d) Sanitation .............................................................................................. 30 000

Total $721 227

Estimates 1984-85

Estimates of expenditure for items other than stores and equipment for 1984-85 (excluding the Faculty of Military Studies) were: (a) Accommodation Allowance ................................................................ 597 000

(b) ARes Pay and allowances ..................................................................... 14 000

(c) Civilian personnel, Casual labour ........................................................ 14 000

(d) Civilian personnel, Overtime ................................................................ 29 000

(e) Travel and subsistence ......................................................................... 167 000

(f) Postage .................................................................................................. 2 500

(g) Fuel, light, power and water-supply .................................................... 1422 000

(h) Freight and cartage ................................................................................. 32 000

(i) Night-watching services ......................................................................... 98 000

(j) Consultant fees ..................................................................................... 2 000

(k) Incidental and Other expenses ............................................................ 32 700

(l) Welfare ..................................................................................................

(m) New works .............................................................................................. 107 000

(n) Repairs and Maintenance .................................................................... 284 000

(o) Fixtures and Fittings ............................................................................. 33 000

(p) Hire of Facilities ..................................................................................... 3 550

$2 837 975

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University of New South Wales - Faculty of Military Studies

Estimated expenditure on behalf of the Faculty of Military Studies function was: (a) Recurrent funds - Salaries .................................................................... 6 816 000

(b) Recurrent funds - Non Salaries ............................................................ 1 504 000

(c) Special research ..................................................................................... 60 000

(d) Special equipment ................................................................................. 1 051 000

Total $9 431000

WORKS PROGRAMME

The following significant projects were completed during 1984: (a) Provision of a model room at ANZAC Block. (b) External restoration of Duntroon House. (c) Replacement of sewer mains at Vowles and Wells Roads. (d) Replacement of high temperature hot water mains from the boiler house to

buildings in ‘A ’ area. (e) Removal of asbestos and replacement of boiler at the Other Ranks Barracks. (f) Upgrading of 10 married quarters. (g) Rewiring of 16 married quarters. (h) Upgrading of Officers’ and Sergeants’ tennis courts. (i) Provision of additional facilities at the Initial Class Training Camp at Majura

Range.

(j) Upgrading of Ration Store. (k) Renovation of ablution blocks at Cadet Barracks. (l) External repairs and maintenance to ANZAC Block.

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PART VII

CORPS OF STAFF CADETS DATA

Number of Graduates

With the graduation of 53 cadets and 33 undergraduates on 11 December 1984 the total number of graduates from the College is 2567 from Australia, 341 from New Zealand, one from India, 11 from Thailand, nine from Singapore and three from Malaysia.

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Class NSW Qld Vic Tas SA WA NT ACT NZ Asian Total

1 . 26 8 18 3 11 8 - 9 6 3 92

2 ........... 25 15 22 3 11 9 - 8 5 3 101

3 ........... 33 21 23 3 11 7 6 6 1 111

4 ........... 37 21 31 6 14 17 - 8 10 4 148

Total 121 65 94 15 47 41 - 31 27 11 452

31 JANUARY 1985

Class NSW Qld Vic Tas SA WA N T ACT NZ Asian Total

1 . 19 10 13 2 9 6 - 3 3 3 68

2 ........... 26 17 23 3 10 6 - 4 5 1 95

3 ........... 29 16 21 4 11 7 - 5 11 4 108

4 ........... 51 26 29 - 11 12 - 15 3 2 149

Total 125 69 86 9 41 31 - 27 22 10 420

1984 Selection Board

The following table shows the overall result of the Board’s selection:

Applications Interviewed Selected

Normal Scholarship Normal Scholarship Normal Scholarship

Military District entry entry entry entry entry entry

1 ........................................ 95 56 51 24 30 4

2 ........................................ 147 111 83 106 50 25

3 ........................................ 70 39 38 40 24 12

4 ........................................ 43 52 20 21 8 3

5 ........................................ 38 31 22 17 13 1

6 ........................................ 2 6 - 5 1

7 ........................................ 2 3 - -

Total ................................ 397 298 214 213 126* 45

* Includes Normal Entry from Scholarship Board and Normal Entry Subject to Vacancy from Normal Entry and Scholarship Boards.

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Discharges

During the period 1 February 1984 to 31 January 1985 96 cadets from Australia and New Zealand were discharged from the Corps of Staff Cadets under the provisions of the RMC Regulations as shown: RMC Regulations: 33(1 )(a) ................... 46

33( Die) ................... 10

33(1 Kg) ................... 36

33(1 )(h) ................... 2

deceased ................... 2

1985 Entry

The 1985 intake of 144 comprised 105 normal entry cadets, 3 from New Zealand, one from Thailand and one from Singapore. The intake also included 34 Scholarship holders.

PART VIII

PRIZES AND TROPHIES

The following prizes and trophies were awarded in 1984:

First Class

The Sword of Honour ............................... SUO B.J. BUCKETT

The Queen’s M e d a l................................... COLSGT G.D. BOWYER

Blarney Scholars: (4) Sword of Honour Winner ................... SUO B.J. BUCKETT

Top graduate Arts Course ................... CPLN.K. QUARMBY

Top graduate in the Engineering Course COLSGT G.D. BOWYER Top graduate in the Applied Science Course ....................................................COLSGT H.K. TAN

Peter Stuckey Mitchell Awards: (2) . . . . UO J.P. BLACK . . . . SGTM.R. RICKETTS

The General Bridges Memorial Prize for Tactics ................................... SGT T.C. V. WISE

Tactics - 2nd Place ................................... SGT D.K. BOWLEY

Staff Duties, Training and Intelligence SGT E.Y. CHONG Arms ........................................................ SGT D.K. BOWLEY

Infantry Minor Tactics - The Staffordshire Regiment Cup ........................................ COLSGT H.K. TAN

Australian Military Law, Peace Administration and Logistics ............... UO J.P. BLACK New Zealand Military Law and Peace Administration ................................... CPLR. MOORE

Physical Training ................................... UO J.P. BLACK

D rill............................................................ UOR.G. CHARD

The Major General C.H. Finlay Award .................................................... COLSGT H.K. TAN

.................................................... COLSGT G.D. BOWYER

New Zealand CGS Prize ........................... SGT E.Y. CHONG

The Lithgow Small Arms Factory T rophy.................................................... CPLM.W. GLASS

The RSL P riz e ............................................ UO D.C. GILLIAN

The Armoured Corps Prize ....................... SGT D.K. BOWLEY

The Major General J.S. Whitelaw Memorial Artillery P riz e ....................... UO J.P. BLACK

The RAE Prize ........................................ COLSGT G.D. BOWYER

The RACT Prize ....................................... CPLM.A. EDEBONE

The RAEME Prize ................................... CPLN.T. REYNOLDS

The RA Sigs Prize ................................... UO J.P. DETERING

The RA Inf P riz e ....................................... SGT M.R. RICKETTS

The Joy and David Swan A w ard.............. SGT M.B. HARRIS

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Second Class

Combined Military Subjects ...............

The Commandant’s Prize for Leadership Research ............................................

Distinguished performance in third year: Economics ........................................

English ..............................................

Geography .........................................

Government .....................................

History (The C.E.W. Bean Prize) . . . Physics ..............................................

Chemistry ............................................

Civil Engineering ...............................

Mechanical Engineering .......................

Electrical Engineering...........................

Mathematics (R.J.A. Barnard Prize) . .

Computer Science ...............................

LCPLD.C. GUMMING

LCPL C.J. SHINE

LCPL A.D. LERAY-MEYER LCPL C.J. SHINE LCPL D.J. FAWCETT No award LCPL D.J. SMITH LCPL A.D. DRAYTON CPLJ.P. PRENDIVILLE No award LCPLB.A. WEBSTER LCPL P.J. JENNINGS

CPLA.J. DEACON LCPL B. KETRAM LCPLJ.S. BECK

Third Class

Combined Military Subjects ................... SCOT M.J. HOLMES

Distinguished performance in second year: Arts Course ............................................ SCOT J.C. BLAXLAND

Applied Science Course ....................... No award

Physics II (Institute of Physics Prize) . . SCOT S.J. LEE Chemistry I and II (Royal Australian Chemical Institute P rize)................... SCOT S.J. LEE

Engineering C ourse............................... No award

Fourth Class

Combined Military Subjects ..............

Distinguished performance in first year: Arts Course .......................................

English 1 (E.R. Bryan Prize) .......... Applied Science Course ..................

Physics 1 (Sir Leslie Martin Prize) . . Engineering C ourse...........................

Smith Shield (Best Cadet in 4th Class Weapon Training) .......................

SCDTD.R. WHITLOCK

SCDTR.J. NOBLE SCDTJ.J MacKENZIE SCOT E. TAN SCOT E. TAN SCDTJ.P. LARGE

SDCT A.K. WESTAWAY

Officer Undergraduates

Arthur Corbett prize in Final Year Engineering........................................... LTM.HENDER

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Special Awards

L.C.F. Turner Prize (Distinguished performance by a History Student) . . . . SCOT J.C. BLAXLAND The David Sloane Memorial Trophy -RMC Sportsman of the Year ............... LCPL S. CASTLE-BURNS

The Peter Steer Award ........................... SCOT P. A. WILLIAMS

SPORTS AWARDS 1984

Inter-company Trophies

The Lee Shield ...................

The Lord Forster Cup ..........

The John L. Davies Cup . . . .

The Glynn (Bushfire) Cup . . The Pitt Cup .......................

The 1919 Cup .......................

The Duntroon Cup ...............

The Wells Cup ...................

The RAAOC Cup ...............

The POLA Cup ...................

The Silver B a to n ...................

The Tug of War Cup (1912) The Australian Shield ...........

The Reynolds Gymkhana Cup The John O ’Keefe Shield . .

The Tennis Cup ...................

The Rejput Rose Bowls . . . . The R.F. Oakes Trophy . . . . The Ben Hur Trophy ..........

Individual Trophies

The Silver Boomerang— Athletics Champion . . . .

The Breadalbane Cup— Best Rugby Player .................

The Swords Club Sabre Trophy— Sabre Champion .....................

The Warren Cup— Epee Champion .....................

The Parramatta Cup— Foil Champion .....................

The New Graduates Trophy— Best All Round Cricketer . . . The T.M. Clowes Cup— 400m Champion .....................

Champion Company—Long Tan Inter-Company Sport—Gallipoli Inter-Company Swimming— Long Tan Inter-Company Cricket—Not awarded Inter-Company Rugby—Gallipoli

Inter-Company Hockey— Romani Inter-Company Drill—Long Tan Inter-Company Small Arms— Romani Inter-Company Athletics—Gallipoli Inter-Company Obstacle Course—

Romani Inter-Company Cross Country— Long Tan Inter-class Tug of War—Gallipoli

Inter-Company Basketball— Not awarded Inter-Company Aust Rules— Kapyong Inter-Company Water Polo— Not awarded

Inter-Company Tennis—Not awarded 4 x 100m Relay— Alamein Inter-Company Soccer— Romani

Kokoda

SUO B.J. BUCKETT LCPL S. CASTLE-BURNS

SCOT A.M. BAKER

CPL M.J. DAVIES

Not awarded

Not awarded

SGTD.B. LOWE

SCOTS. CASTLE-BURNS

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The McCartney Cup— Cross Country Winner ....................... SCDTA.K. WESTAWAY

The 1918 Cup­ Swimming Champion ........................... CPL M.A. EDEBONE

The Pratt Cup— Squash Champion ............................... SCOT S.E. STEVENSON

The Stoker Cup— Golf Champion ................................... LCPL A.D. LERAY-MEYER

The Heritage Cup— Tennis Champion (C S C )....................... SCOT P.A. WILLIAMS

The Lord Novar Cup— Best Cadet in Physical Training .......... UOJ.P. BLACK The Royal Thai Army Soccer Trophy— Best and Fairest Soccer Player .......... LCPL A.L. JONES The Smith Shield—

Best Cadet in Fourt Class Weapon Training ................................................ SCOT A.K. WESTAWAY

The Lansell Shield— The Best Shot in Small Arms ............... CPL M.W. GLASS The Stradbroke Cup— Decathlon Champion ........................... Not awarded

Molonglo Cricket Club Trophy— Cadet player of the match, RMC v Molonglo ............................... LCPL A.P, GURRY

The Justae Wonbu Trophy— Best Cadet in Martial Arts ................... LCPL M.J. T1MMER

The RMC Tennis Championship Cup— RMC Tennis Champion ....................... SCOT P.A. WILLIAMS

The Hockey Player Cup— Best Hockey Club Man ....................... SGT I.M. STEWART

The Peter Florence Trophy— Best and Fairest Hockey ....................... LCPL D.S. CLARKE

The Irving Rose Bowl— Rifle S hooting....................................... SCOT M.A. ALP

Other Trophies

The APF Main Shield— Inter-Class Swimming Relay ............... Fourth Class The Bogger Trophy— First Class v Fourth Class

100 days to go ....................................... First Class

The Maori Warrior— First Class v Officers’ Mess .............. Officers’ Mess

The Chapman Trophy— Golf with the Officers’ Mess .............. Officers’ Mess

The Wooden Cup— Sport with SME ................................... Not contested

The Duntroon Hawkesbury Cup— Rubgy with HAC ............................... RMC

The RMC/HAC C u p -Rugby with HAC Reserve Grade . . . . RMC/HAC

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The RMC/HAC Tennis T r a y -Tennis with HAC ............................... RMC

The RMC/HAC Volleyball Cup— Volleyball with HAC ........................... RMC

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ANNEX A

STAFF OF THE ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE AS AT JANUARY 1985

COMMANDANT

Major General B.H. HOCKNEY, BSc Adel., reds, psc, te, Military Assistant to the Commandant Major J.M. HAWLEY, RA Inf

MILITARY STAFF

Deputy Commandant and Director o f Military Art Colonel B.H. MITCHELL, jssc, psc, G Student Counsellor Lieutenant Colonel M.J. ELEY, BA, BEc, BLegS Macq, Dip Ed, Dip Stats, AA

Psych Corps

Administration and Support Group

501 Administration Major R.B. McCORMACK, Dip Mil Stud, RAAC 502 Co-ordination Major R.W. ELWORTHY, RA Sigs SOS Co-ordination

Captain R.J. KING, RAAOC S02 Personnel Major P.L. SCHMITT, BA (Mil), psc, RA Inf SOS Personnel

Captain A. KELLY, RACT SOS Ceremonial!Discipline Captain A.B. KEECH, RA Inf S02 Logistics

Major P.A. ANSTEY, RAAOC SOS Supply Captain N.L. ERICHSEN, ato (AS), RAAOC Archivist

Major A. HARKNESS, (RL), BA ANU, psc, pi OC RMC Support Unit Major M. GELDART, RA Inf Barracks Officer

Warrant Officer Class Two R.J. BROWN, RA Inf QM Military Account Major R.B. HOWIE, RA Inf

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ANNEX A

Chief Clerk Warrant Officer Class One A.C. BURROWS, OAM, RAAOC Catering Officer Captain P.J. AMOS, OAM, AACC Medical Officers

Lieutenant Colonel G.J.S. YOUNG, MB, BS DA, MSW, RCP&S, D Obst, RCOG, Dip RACOG, FRACGP, RAAMC Captain C. CASTLES, MB, BS WA, RAAMC Dental Officer

Major M.K. THOMAS, BDSc Qld. Dip Dn, RAADC Senior Nursing Officer Major V.J. PEPPLER, SRN, RAANC Nursing Officers

Captain B. WEDLOCK, SRN, SRM, RAANC Sister J. BOEHM, SRN DC Vic Lieutenant R.M. DAVIES, SRN, SRM. RAANC Chaplains

Chaplain W.M. HARRIS (Anglican) Chaplain J.B. QUINLAN (Roman Catholic) Chaplain J.D. WESSEL (Uniting Church) Chaplain W.D. HOWARD (Church of Christ)

The Corps of Staff Cadets

Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel P.T.H. THORNE, BA NE, psc, G, RAA Second in Command Major J.J. HEYDON, RA Inf Adjutant

Captain S.J. THORNTON, BA (Mil), RA Inf Officer Commanding Kapyong Company Major J.R. SWETE-KELLY, DipT. RAE Officer Commanding Kokoda Company

Major J.F. HICKEY, RAA Officer Commanding Long Tan Company Major G. HOURN, AUST INT Officer Commanding Gallipoli Company

Major K.D. SCHOLLUM, BA (Mil), RAAC Officer Commanding Alamein Company Major G.J. BUTTERFIELD, RA Inf Officer Commanding Romani Company

Major B.C. WHITING, BE, RAEME Regimental Sergeant Major, RMC Warrant Officer Class One B.A. SMITH, OAM. RA Inf

Military Training Wing

Headquarters Chief Instructor Lieutenant Colonel R.F. SUTTON, MC, psc, RA Inf

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ANNEX A

Training Development Captain I.R. CURTIS, RA Inf Co-ordinating MTW Captain L.A. SMITH, BA (Mil), RACT

Tactics Team Senior Instructor Major G.J. McKAY, MC, psc, RA Inf Instructors Tactics

Major J.J. CULLETON, BA (Mil), RA Inf Major G.R. READY, qic, psc, RNZAC Captain W.T. BOWEN, SC, BA (Mil), RA Inf Captain S.K. JOSKE, BA (Mil), RAA Instructor Armour

Major K.D. SCHOLLUM, BA (Mil), RAAC Instructor Artillery Captain S.K. JOSKE, BA (Mil), RAA Instructor Engineers

Major J.R. SWETE-KELLY, DipT, RAE Instructor Signals Major R.W. EL WORTHY, RA Sigs Instructor Infantry

Major R.C. BROWN, BA (Mil), psc, RA Inf Instructor Aviation/Air Support VACANT

Field Training Wing Senior Instructor Major R.C. BROWN, BA (Mil), psc, RA Inf Instructor Topography and Weapon Training

Captain G.R. BAKER, BA (Mil), RA Inf

General Studies Team Senior Instructor (and Instructor Staff Duties and Strategic Studies) Major P.D.D.J. ANDREWS, psc, DWR Instructor Peace Administration and Logistics

Captain A. MOREHOUSE, BE NSW, RAA Instructor NZ Peace Administration and NZ Mil Law Major G.R. READY, qic, psc, RNZAC Instructor Military History/Training/Intelligence

Captain J.M. HEATH,'RAAC Instructor Communication Skills, Current Affairs, Methods of Instruction and Military Law Captain J.M. GOUGH, BA, Murd, DipEd, RAAEC Instructor Army Health

Lieutenant Colonel G.J.S. YOUNG, MB BS MSW DA, RCP&S, D Obst, RCOG, Dip RACOG, FRACGP, RAAMC

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ANNEX A

Officer Development Instructor Drill and Ceremonial Captain S.J. THORNTON, BA (Mil), RA Inf Instructor Officer Development

Captain TR. CURTIS, RA Inf Instructor Physical and Recreation Training Captain P.D. WINTER, RAA

RMC Writing Team

Project Officer/Chief Instructor Lieutenant Colonel J.P. SALTER, MC, psc, RA Inf Training Development Officer Major I.J. HARVEY, BEd St, GradDipEd Technology, RAAEC Senior Instructor — Field Training

Major P.J. HAYDEN, psc, RA Inf Senior Instructor — Tactics Major A.J. McNEILAGE, psc, RAAC Senior Instructor — General Studies

Major P.J. NEUHAUS, BA (Mil), ph(i), AAAvn Instructor — Field Training Captain I. BAIL, BA (Mil) RA Inf Instructor — Tactics

Captain W.J. McAULAY, BSc (Hons), RAA Instructor — General Studies Captain M.B. PEPPER, RAAOC Administration!Co-ordination Officer

Captain G.l. ELLIOTT, RAEME Instructor (Wing Sergeant Major) Warrant Officer Class One P.A. HILL, RA Inf

Bridges Memorial Library

Librarian L.R. HARD, BA Long Beach St, MLS So Calif, ALAA Deputy Librarian J A . BYRNE, BE Syd, Dip Lib CCAE Acquisitions Librarian

Janet PERFREMENT, BA Adel, Dip Lib CCAE Cataloguing Librarian Sue BEATTY, BA Melb., DipEd. STC Melb., Dip Lib CCAE, ALAA Reader Services Librarian

Jan BLANK, BA Qld, Dip Lib CCAE, ALAA Programmer R.P. MAY, AACS

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ANNEX A

ACADEMIC STAFF

The academic staff and the general staff supporting the Faculty of Military Studies are members of the staff of the University of New South Wales or seconded to the University.

Administration

Dean Professor G.V.H. WILSON, MSc DSc Melb.. PhD Monash, FAIP, MIIR Assistant Dean C.G.J. STREATFIELD, BSc(Eng) bond, ME NSW, CEng, MIEE, MlEAust Registrar

R.W.O. PUGH, BE Syd, BA ANU, psc Assistant Registrars Robyn K. MULHOLLAND, BA DipEd N S W MA Syd Sally A. PHILLIPS, BA Monash Administrative Officer

J.D. HARVERSON, BSc MSW, AAIFST, psc Personnel and Finance Officer Vacant Assistant Personnel Officer

Rosemaree M. LAURIE, BA Tas

Department of Economics

Professor of Economics and Head o f the Department W.E. KASPER, Staatl gepr Ubers Dipl Volksw Saarbr, Dr rer pol Kiel Senior Lecturer K.G. GANNICOTT, MA Sus Lecturers

J.W. BENNETT, BAgEc N.E., PhD ANU R.I. McEWIN, BBus Mitchell, MCom N ’cle (NSW) A.M.M. MASIH, MA Dacca, MA(Econ) Mane, PhD Leeds O.K. TAM, BSSc Chinese H.K., PhD LaT

Department of English

Professor of English and Head o f the Department H.P. HESELTINE, BA W.Aust, MA PhD Louisiana State Associate Professors I T. LAIRD, MA Syd

W.H. WILDE, MA DipEd Syd, MACE Senior Lecturer B.G. ANDREWS, MA NSW, DipEd Syd Lecturers

Joy W. HOOTON, BA MPhil Lond K.B. MOORE, MA Melb Tutor J.C. DOYLE, BSc BA Syd

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ANNEX A

Teaching Fellow G.C. BARWELL, BA MLitt Otago Research Assistant Sandra M. BURCHILL, BA DipEd Qld

Department of Geography

Professor of Geography Vacant Associate Professor and Head of the Department E.R. WOOLMINGTON, MA Syd, PhD NE

Senior Lecturers J. S. BURGESS, MA PhD Cant L.J. OLIVE, BSc NE, MSc Tas W.A. RIEGER, MA Tor, PhD Syd Lecturers

K. J. FRAWLEY, BA W.Aust, PhD ANU P.J. TRANTER, BA N ’cle (NSW), PhD NSW Elspeth A. YOUNG, MA DipEd Edin, MA PNG, PhD ANU Tutor

G.L. WERREN, BA N ’cle (NSW), MSc McGill

Department of Government

Professor of Government Vacant Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department W.H. SMITH BSc(Econ) MPhil Land, PhD ANU Senior Lecturers

E.D. DAW, BEc Syd, MA ANU M.H. MACKERRAS, BEc Syd C. A. THAYER AB Brown, MA Yale, PhD ANU Tutor

D. W. LOVELL, MA Flinders Teaching Fellow W.L. MALEY, BEc LLB ANU

Department of History

Professor of History and Head of the Department A.D. GILBERT, MA ANU, DPhil Oxf Associate Professors J.M. McCa r t h y , BA Qld, MA NSW, PhD ANU

J.R. ROBERTSON, MA W.Aust and ANU Senior Lecturers F. M. CAIN, MA Adel, PhD Monash P.J. DENNIS, BA Adel, MA PhD Duke, DipT(S) Adel, TC, FRHS. FRSA

R.C. THOMPSON, BA DipEd Melb. PhD ANU G . P. WALSH, MA DipEd Syd, MA ANU

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Tutor Eleanor I.M. HANCOCK, BA ANU, MA Well Teaching Fellow J.G. GREY, BA ANU Research Assistant

Maria de GROOT, BA Adel

Department of Mathematics

Professor o f Mathematics and Head o f the Department J.C. BURNS, MSc NZ, BA Comb, PhD Mane Senior Lecturers B.A. BARNES, MSc DipEd Syd

E.A. CATCHPOLE, BSc Land, MSc Kent, PhD Dund N.J. de MESTRE, BSc DipEd Syd, MSc W.Aust, PhD NSW T. PARKES, BSc Mane MSc ANU Lecturers

B.D. HUGHES, BSc Qld, PhD ANU p .d . McIn t y r e , bsc PhD a n u Tutor P.J. VASSILIOU, BSc Syd Teaching Fellow

Wendy R. CATCHPOLE, BSc Lond, MSc Dund

Department of Chemistry

Professor of Chemistry and Head of the Department R.J. BEARMAN, AB Corn, PhD Stan, FAIC, FRACI Associate Professor W.G. JACKSON, BSc PhD Melh, ARAC1 Senior Lecturers

N.D. HAMER, BSc Arizona State, PhD MIT, ARACI D. J. McHUGH, BSc Syd, PhD NSW, ARACI R. A. RUSSELL, BSc Tas, PhD ANU, FRSC/ARACI/CChem E. P. SERJEANT, MSc MSW J.W.TARDIF, MSc Syd Lecturer

S. P. LEE, BSc HK, MA PhD SUNY(Stony Brook), ARACI Teaching Fellow M.P. HILL, BSc Monash Senior Research Scientist

B.C. FREASIER, BSc PhD Louisiana State, ARACI Research Officer D.J. ISBISTER, BScNSW, MSc Indiana, PhD NSW Senior Programmer

D.L. JOLLY, BSc PhD Flin Professional Engineer S. NGAN, MSc ANU, GradDipCompStud Canberra CAE

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Department of Computer Science

Professor of Computer Science and Head o f the Department V.X. GLEDHILL, BSc Syd, PhD Melb Senior Lecturers G. W. GERRITY, MSc Sask, PhD ANU

A.J. QUAINE, BEE BSc Melb, MSc ANU Lecturers D.H. ANDERSON, BSc NSW, PhD ANU D.L. HOFFMAN, BA ANU

C. W. JOHNSON, BSc Syd, MSc ANU H. G. MACKENZIE, BSc Syd, MSc ANU R.A. PEARSON, BSc Adel, DipEd Monash, Dip Admin Canberra CAE, PhD Miami Tutor

P.L. HARDING, BSc W.Aust, DipEd NE, MSc Macq Teaching Fellow R.W. BROWN, BSc Melb Research Officer

J.R. GILLIS, MBBS Syd, GradDipCompStud Canberra CAE Professional Engineer D. A. CARDEN, BAppSc Canberra CAE Programmer

Willma A. NELOWKIN, BSc Qld, GradDipCompStud Canberra CAE

Department of Physics

Professor of Physics and Dean G . V.H. WILSON, MSc DSc Melb, PhD Monash. FAIP, MIIR Senior Lecturer and Head o f the Department D . H. CHAPLIN, BSc PhD Monash, MAIP Senior Lecturers

D C. CREAGH, BSc DipEd Qld, MSc NE and Brist, PhD NSW, FAIP. MlnstP E. DENNIS, MSc Adel, PhD ANU, GradAIP H. R. FOSTER, BSc Syd, MSc ANU, PhD NSW R. W.N. KINNEAR, MSc NZ, PhD NSW, GradAIP

P. LYNAM, BSc Birm, PhD S'ton, FAIP, MlnstP Lecturers S. J. CAMPBELL, BSc Aberd, MSc Salford, PhD Monash D.K. FOWLER, MSc NE, PhD NSW, GradAIP

Tutor P.J. BACK, BSc Adel, MSc NSW, GradAIP Research Officers J.B. BOEHM, BSc PhD Melb

M.P. KOPP, Dipl Phys PhD Berl

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Department of Civil Engineering

Professor of Engineering and Head of the Department I. K. LEE, BCE MEngSc PhD Melb, FIE Aust MASCE Senior Lecturers A. J. BONHAM, BSc(Eng) Lond, MEngSc NSW, AKC, CEng, MICE, MIWE,

MIEAust B. W. GOLLEY, BE Adel, MSc(Eng), PhD Qu, MIEAust, AMASCE M.N. HAQUE, BSc(Eng), WPakEng, MEng AIT Bangkok, PhD MSW, MIEAust, MASCE, MACI R.C. NELSON, ASTC BE MEngSc NSW J. SNEDDON, BE PhD MSW, BSc(Tech) N ’cle (NSW), MIEAust W. WHITE, BSc BE Syd Lecturer

J. PETROLITO, BE Qld, DipE RMIT Teaching Fellow M.A. HAMSTEAD, BE Syd Research Officer

M.K. GOPALAN, BSc(Eng) Kerala, PhD NSW

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Professor o f Electrical Engineering and Head of the Department H.E, GREEN, ME Adel, PhD Ohio State, FIEAust, FIREEAust, SMIEEE, jssc Senior Lecturer and Assistant Dean C. G.J. STREATFIELD, BSc(Eng) Lond, ME NSW, CEng, MIEE, MIEAust Senior Lecturers

I D. CASHMAN, BE PhD NSW, BA MSc ANU, MIEEE, MIEAust M.C. CAVENOR, BSc Aston, PhD NE, MIEEE, MIEAust G. COCHRANE. BSc Lond, PhD NE, MlnstP, SMIREEAust Lecturers

J.F. ARNOLD, BE MEngSc Melb, PhD NSW, GradlEAust T.I. HOBBS, BSc PhD Adel D. W.J. PULLE, MSc Eindhoven, PhD Leeds

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Professor o f Mechanical Engineering and Head of the Department R. K. DUGGINS, BSc(Eng) Lond. PhD Nott, CEng, FIEAust, MIMechE Senior Lecturers D.B. STEWART, BE NSW, ME PhD N ’cle (NSW), ASTC, MIEAust

A.R. WATSON, BE Qld, MSc Mane, PhD NSW. CEng. MIMechE, MIEAust Lecturers J.P. BAIRD, BSc PhD ANU G. EITELBERG, Drlng Karlsruhe

S. L. GAL BE Karn, MSc Belfast, PhD Brist M.J. HARRAP, BE Melb I. W. LINNETT. BE MEngSc Syd J. F, MILTHORPE. BSc BE MEngSc, PhD Syd

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Professional Engineer C.F. VASKESS, BE Syd, BSc Adel

Computer Centre

Manager M.C. SMITH, ME NSW, MACM, MIEEE, MACS Programmers P.J. LAYTON, BAppSc EMIT

T.C. LAYTON, BSc ANU P. THEW, BSc ANU

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ANNEX B

THE INTERIM COUNCIL OF THE ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE AS AT JANUARY 1985

Chairman Major General B.H. HOCKNEY, BSc Adel., reds, psc, te, Commandant, Royal Military College.

Members Professor L.M. B1RT, CBE, BAgrSc BSc PhD Melb., DPhil Oxf., Hon.DLitt W’gong., FAIM, Vice Chancellor and Principal, University of New South Wales Professor J.C. BURNS, MSc N.Z., BA Camb., PhD Mane., Member elected by the

professors of the Faculty of Military Studies Lieutenant M.J. DAVIES, Member elected by the undergraduate students in the Faculty of Military Studies Professor H.P. HESELTINE, BA W.Aust., ME PhD Louisiana State, Chairman of the

Faculty of Military Studies Dr B.W. GOLLEY, BE Adel., MSc(Eng) PhD Qu, MIEAust, AMASCE, Member elected by the teaching staff of the engineering group of departments in the Faculty of Military Studies Professor D.M. McCALLUM, BA Syd., MA BPhil Oxf, Head, School of Politican

Science, University of New South Wales. Professor D.W. McELWAIN, AO, ED, ΜΑ N.Z. & Melb., PhD Lond., FBPsS, FAPsS, Professor of Psychology, University of Queensland Colonel B.H. MITCHELL, jssc, psc, G, Director of Military Art, Royal Military

College Mrs P. MIDDLETON, Member elected by the non-teaching staff of the Faculty of Military Studies Associate Professor J.R. ROBERTSON, MA W.Aust & ANU, Member elected by

the teaching staff of the arts group of departments in the Faculty of Military Studies Dr R.A. RUSSELL, BSc Tas, PhD ANU, FRSC, ARACI, CChem., MRSC, Member elected by the teaching staff of the science group of departments in the Faculty of Military Studies Emeritus Professor C.G.F. SIMKIN, MA DipSocSc N.Z., DPhil Oxf, Emeritus

Professor of Economics, University of Sydney Lieutenant Colonel R.F. SUTTON, MC, psc, RAInf, Chief Instructor, Royal Military College Professor N.L. SVENSSON, MMechE, PhD Melb., CEng., FIEAust, MIMechE,

MACPSM, MIBME, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of New South Wales Major General K.J. TAYLOR, AO, BSc W.Aust., jssc, psc, ptsc. Chief of Materiel — Army, Department of Defence (Army Office) Professor K.N.R. TAYLOR, BSc PhD, Birm., Professor of Experimental Physics,

University of New South Wales

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ANNEXB

Lieutenant Colonel P.T.H. THORNE, BA NE, psc, G, RAA, Commanding Officer, Corps of Staff Cadets Sir William TYREE, OBE, Member nominated by the Minister for Defence Professor A.J. WICKEN, BSc PhD CapeT., MA Camb., FNZIC, MASM, School of

Microbiology, University of New South Wales Brigadier J. ESSEX-CLARK, psc, psc(US), Director-General of Army Training, Department of Defence Colonel L.G. WILLIAMS, OBE, MC, psc, Assistant Head, New Zealand Defence

Liaison Staff Professor G.V.H. WILSON, MSc DSc Melb., PhD Monash, FAIP, MIIR, Dean of the Faculty of Military Studies Captain R.G. WILSON, BA NSW, LittB NE, RAInf, Member elected by the post­

graduate students of the Faculty of Military Studies

Secretary Mr R.W.O. PUGH, BE Syd., BA ANU, psc. Registrar, Royal Military College

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ANNEX C

THE FACULTY OF MILITARY STUDIES AS AT JANUARY 1985

Chancellor o f the University of New South Wales The Hon. Mr Justice G.J. SAMUELS, MA Oxf Vice-Chancellor o f the University o f New South Wales Professor L.M. BIRT, CBE, BAgrSc BSc PhD Melb, DPhil Oxf, HonDLitt W’gong,

FAIM

Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of New South Wales Professor R.M. GOLDING, MSc Auck, PhD Camb, FNZIC, FInstP, FRACI, FRSA Associate Registrar o f the University o f New South Wales Mr J.M. GANNON, ASTC, ARACI, representing the Registrar Dean

Professor G.V.H. WILSON, MSc DSc Melb, PhD Monash, FAIP, MIIR Chairman Professor H.P. HESELTINE, BA W.Aust., MA PhD Louisiana State Faculty Secretary

Mr R.W.O. PUGH, BE Syd, BA ANU, psc Members The professors, associate professors, senior lecturers and lecturers of the Faculty at Duntroon; the librarian, and the following members of the College:

Major General B.H. HOCKNEY, BSc Adel, reds, psc, te Colonel B.H. MITCHELL, jssc, psc, G Lieutenant Colonel P.T.H. THORNE, BA NE, psc, G. RAA Major G.J. BUTTERFIELD, BA(Mil) MSW, RA Inf Major G. HOURN, AUST 1NT Major J.F. HICKEY, RAA Major P.L. SCHMITT, BA(Mil) NSW, RA Inf Major K.D. SCHOLLUM, BA(Mil) MSW, RAAC Major J.R. SWETE-KELLY, DipT, RAE Major B.C. WHITING, BE NSW, RAEME Mr L.R. HARD, BA Long Beach St, MS So, Calif, ALAA Mr M.C. SMITH, ME NSW, MACM, MIEEE, MACS Lieutenant Colonel M.J. ELEY, BA BEc ANU, BLegS Macq, DipEd Syd,

GradDipStats, Canberra CAE, MAPsS, AA Psych Corps Lieutenant Colonel R.F. SUTTON, MC, psc, RA Inf Four student members elected by the students in the Faculty.

Army Office Representatives Colonel A.M. McDONALD, GradDipAdmin Canberra CAE, psc, Director of Training Operations Colonel A.l.J.M. MATTAY, jssc, psc, Director of Training Plans

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ANNEX C

The following members of the University of New South Wales at Kensington: Professor G. BROWN, MA StAnd, PhD N ’cIe(UK), FAA, Head, School of Mathematics Professor B.J. GARNER, BA Nott, MA PhD Northwestern, Head, School of

Geography Professor H.J. GOLDSMID, BSc PhD DSc Lond, FA1P, Head, School of Physics Professor J.R. HEWSON, BEc Syd, MA Sask, MA PhD JohnsH, Head, School of Economics Dr J.E. INGLESON, MA W.Aust, PhD Monash, Head, School of History

Dr A.J.B. JOHNSON, MA Adel, PhD Lond., DipT Adel T.C., Head, School of English Professor D.M. McCALLUM, BA Syd, MA BPhil Oxf, Head, School of Political Science Associate Professor G.R. WALLWORK, PhD DSc NSW, ASTC, CEng, FIM, Head,

School of Metallurgy Professor N.W. REES, BSc PhD Wales, FIEAust, Head, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Professor P.J. DERRICK, BSc PhD Lond, CChem, FRSC, FRACI, Head, School of

Chemistry Professor C.J.D. FELL, BSc NSW, PhD Camb., CEng, FIChemE, FIEAust, MAmerIChE, Head, School of Chemical Engineering and Industrial Chemistry Professor R.A.A. BRYANT, ME NSW, ASTC, CEng, FIMechE, FIEAust, MRAeS,

Head, School of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Professor T.G. CHAPMAN, BSc Leeds, PhD S'ton., FIEAust, MACS, Head. School of Civil Engineering

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STRENGTHS OF CLASSES AND NUMBERS OF GRADUATES BY YEARS 1972-1984(a)

ANNEXD

Number o f graduates

Strength o f class Number o f graduates from class during

on entry from the intake whole course

Year Aust. N.Z. Foreign Total Aust. N.Z. Foreign Total Aust. N.Z. Total

1972 117 5 2 124 71 3 2 76 46 2 48

1973 124 11 1 136 69 4 1 74 55(b) 7 62

1974 107 7 1 115 61 6 1 68 46 1 47

1975 134(c) 4 2 140(c) 75 2 77 58 4 62

1976 130 5 3 138 65 3 3 71 65 2 67

1977 134(c) 5 3 142 78 4 3 85 55 1 56

1978 142 3 3 148 73 1 2 76 66 2 68

1979 135 10 4 149 69 8 3 80

1980 139 8 3 150 43 5 1 49

1981 138 6 3 147 77 6 3 86(d)

1982 141 7 3 151

1983 133 6 1 140

1984 131 10 4 145

Number o f graduates fo r the calendar year

Aust. N.Z. Foreign

55 5

54 7 1

55 2

61 2 3

77 5 1

46 5 1

65 2

77 3 2

71 3 2

67 1 4

82 3 1

74 8 4

77 6 3

Total

60 62 57 66

83 72 67 82

76 72 86 86

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(a) Detail for years 1911-71 are shown in Reports issued prior to 1981. (b) Includes one cadet who failed to graduate but was granted a direct entry commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Australian Regular Army. (c) One cadet from this entry was commissioned but did not satisfactorily complete his fourth year examination in Engineering and is not recorded as being a graduate from the Royal Military College.

(d) Thirty-three cadets from this intake were commissioned in December 1984 but will not graduate until the completion of fourth year academic honours or engineering studies.