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The New Zealand Medical Service in the Great War 1914-1918

II. Examination Paper. Set at II Anzac Corps Medical Officers School, 4th Course, 1916/1917

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II. Examination Paper. Set at II Anzac Corps Medical Officers School, 4th Course, 1916/1917.

1Give the various methods of purifying water for drinking purposes. Explain the process that takes place in the water cart.
2.What are the powers of a Commanding Officer in dealing with an N.C.O.? If the case should be remanded for a Field General Court Martial state what steps are necessary for you to take,—
(i)As regards the Summary of Evidence?
(ii)What documents are attached to the Application for a F.G.C.M.?
3.Describe briefly what use can be made of the following books,—
(i)Field Service Regulations;
(ii)King's Regulations;
(iii)Field Service Pocket Book.
4.As Transport Officer to your Unit, what are the chief points you would attend to,—
(i)Making a daily visit to your Transport lines;
(ii)When on Trek?
5.As Medical Officer to a Regiment,—
(i)What personnel have you under your command, and what are their duties?
(ii)Your Unit being in Billets, what steps would you take to improve the sanitary condition of your Area, and the comfort of the men?
6.State briefly what recommendations you would make to your O.C. to prevent the occurrence of Trench Foot amongst the men of your Unit.
7.Your battalion is going to attack. What arrangements would you think advisable to make,—
(i)Before the attack?
(ii)During the Attack?
(iii)After the attack, when your Battalion has reached their objective and consolidated the position?
8.The medical organisation of an Army is divided into three Zones. What are they and what nature of medical units are there in each?
9.Explain briefly the organisation of the Staff of a Division and mention some of the duties performed by the various branches of the Staff.
10.Describe how a Division in the Field is fed, and how the supplies reach your unit.
11.As Medical Officer to a Regiment, mention briefly the main points regarding Hygiene of the March.
12.What method would you take to make your Aid Post gas-proof. On the gas alarm being sounded, what action would you take during and after the gas attack?
13.Describe briefly how you would indicate the position of your Aid Post on a squared map.
14State your opinion of the Syllabus of Training, and mention any suggestions as to its improvement.