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C.V.C. CAMP.

A SQUADRON AT BARRY'S BAY.

The A Squadron of tbe CYC, want into camp on Mr Robert Latter's property at Barry's Bay on Saturday night Thete are about 100 men iv camp, and a good week's programme of work has been mapped out. The syllabus of training for the Squadron includes musketry in all its sections, physical drill, rifle exercise?, and a senes of lectures on "care of arms and parts of rifle," "theory of the lifle," protection," the attack," "map reading and sketching." Besides this syllabus, the men will go through a course of training with the C.V.C. maxim gun section. The two guns will be used in field practice, and wil be fired in the course of the work.

The men have gone into camp on :oot Ihis year.

Colonel Cbafiey will visit tbe camp and inspect the A Squadron on Thursday ntxt. Major T. Overton ia in charge of the camp, together with Major Bond, of the C Y.C. Tbe Lieutenants in camp are Lieuts. T. Masefield and McMillan PATRIOTIC CONCERT. A patriotic concert will be given in tbe big marquee at the camp on Thursday night. The programme will be provided by tbe members of A Svuadron, together with some local 'a'ent. Messrs B Henning'sand G. Wbelch's launches will leave both wharves, Akaroa, at 715 * p.m on Thursday evening for I be corfcert. The amount raised at tbe conceit will go toward the Peninsula's sbare of tbe Patriotic Fund,

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C.Y.C. CAMP., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3493, 5 October 1915

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C.Y.C. CAMP. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3493, 5 October 1915

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