Manual of information and instruction for candidates for commissions
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Manual of Information and Instruction for Candidates for Commissions
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Page 89 - If the Candidate be a member of the Church of England, he will have to produce a certificate of having been confirmed ; if not a member of the Church of England, he will be required to produce a certificate from a minister or...
Page 98 - ... entering the seminary. No person who has been dismissed the Army or Navy, the Royal Military College at Sandhurst, the Royal .Military Academy at Woolwich, or...
Page 103 - Geography, so as to be able to state the general divisions of the world, the name of the capital of each nation in Europe, and the principal rivers, sea-ports, and military posts in Great Britain, Ireland, and Her Majesty's Dominions in every part of the world.
Page 98 - The following are the points upon which candidates are to be examined before they are passed as cadets : — 1. Each candidate will be required to write English correctly from dictation. 2. He should possess a competent knowledge of the ordinary rules of arithmetic, including the rule of three, compound proportion, simple and compound interest, vulgar and decimal fractions, and the extraction of the square root. He should also have read the first three books of Euclid. 3. In languages he should be...
Page 89 - ... he must possess a knowledge of the general divisions of the world; the name of the capital of each nation in Europe, the principal rivers, sea-ports, and military posts in Great Britain and Ireland, Her Majesty's Dominions in every part of the world (Butler's Geography).