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Percy Douglas Willcock WWI military lecture notes, 1916

Identifier: 1995-008

Scope and Contents

Percy Douglas Willcock lecture notes housed in a transfer case.

Topics include: 1. Qualifications demanded of Platoon Commander. 2. Composition of a brigade battery squadron & battalion. 3. Extensive details regarding trenches, types of trenches, construction of, defense of communication trenches, plus sketches and diagrams to illustrate. 4. Wiring, plus sketches and diagrams to illustrate. 5. Military law. 6. Military etiquette. 7. Methods of allocating tasks. 8. Billeting. 9. Training and organisation of a Division for attack. 10. Camp sanitation, plus sketches to illustrate. 11. Supply of ammunition in the field in open warfare.

Handwritten biographical note laid in the transfer case is headed, "Inns of Court O.T.C. during Great War, 1 1/2 sheet.


  • 1916



These materials are in English.


This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Percy Doublas Willcock served in 6 and 2 Companies. He joined the Corps on 10/12/15 and went to No. 14 Officer Cadet Battalion on 30/10/16. Willcock was commissioned to the North Lancashire Regiment on 25/4/17 and was subsequently attached to the Royal Air Force. He served overseas in France, attaining the rank of Lieutenant. Willcock was gassed.


0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Physical Location

Collection shelved on 3rd floor.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Provenance unknown.
Percy Douglas Willcock WWI military lecture notes, 1916
Milissa Burkart
2013 September
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

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