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VOLUNTEER INTELLIGENCE

The volunteers now in camp have been very fortunate in the matter of weather, and some very useful work is being put in. Yesterday the officers of the day were Captain Stoneham and Lieutenant Jack, and to-day Captain. Barclay and Lieutenant Slowley are on duty. Yesterday morning the rifle companies devoted to movements in extended order, working by bugle calls, and to instruction in the signals used. The Engineers were told off in various parties, one of which connected the camp with the telephone system of the City, while others were instructed in shelter trench exercise, flag signalling, etc. In the evening all the companies were taken in command by Captain Smith, and instructed in the formation of advance and rear guards and general battalion movements. jLaterinthe evening Colonel Webb met the officers and non-com-missioned officers and explained the work proposed for this evening.

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VOLUNTEER INTELLIGENCE, Evening Star, Issue 10464, 6 November 1897, Supplement

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VOLUNTEER INTELLIGENCE Evening Star, Issue 10464, 6 November 1897, Supplement

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