Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.


,An article on the advantages, of tho army, however," is scarcely complete without reference to the latest branch of the service, tho Royal Flying Corps, which 'offers splendid opportunities for men with a liking for mechanics and aviation work. The', rates of pay are high, and the soldiers selected to train as flyers are' in addition granted flying pay, according to their skill. A painpbieb containing full particulars of the Royal Flying Corps can always be obtained by applying to the nearest recruiting oiliccr, or by letter to the Officer Commanding [loyal Flying Corns (Military Wing), South Fa_nborough, Aldernhot. j

]■. has bco - scid that " There is a Field-marsh.!'--, baton in every soldier's knapsack," and the young recruit .should _i"d distinct encouragement in

the fact that at the present time there are nearly 1200 officers (from colonel to subaltern) on the active list who commenced their military careers ■as privates in the barrack-room.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

Bibliographic details

RISEN FROM THE RANKS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8814, 10 March 1914

Word Count

RISEN FROM THE RANKS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8814, 10 March 1914

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.