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The Royal Australian Corps of Transport: A History of Australian Army Transport 1973-2000

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Media: BOOK - hardcover, 288 pages
Author: A. Palazzo
Year: 2001
ISBN: 9781876439804
Other: b&w & colour photos, appendixes, index
Publisher: Australian Military History Publications

Created in 1973, from the Royal Australian Army Service Corp and the Royal Australian Engineers (Transportation), the Royal Australian Corps of Transportation has built an impressive record of service to the Australian Defence Force.

This story tells how the new Corps built on the proud traditions and heritage of its forebears.

The Corps has been committed to operations in Antarctica, Somalia, Cambodia, Rwanda, Bougainville and East Timor. It has also undertaken support tasks in Australian, for the 1982 Brisbane Commonwealth Games and the Sydney 2000 Olympics and Paralympics.

Contents:
Message from HRH Princess Alice
Acknowledgements
Foreword by the Honorary Head of Corps
List of Abbreviations
Prologue
Chapter 1. The Establishment and Development of the Royal Australian Corps of Transport: 1973-1983
Chapter 2. The Reorganisation of the Royal Australian Corps of Transport: 1984-2000
Chapter 3. The Functions of the Royal Australian Corps of Transport
Chapter 4. Education and Training in the Royal Australian Corps of Transport
Chapter 5. The Equipment of the Royal Australian Corps of Transport: A Photographic Essay
Chapter 6. The Royal Australian Corps of Transport and the Community
Chapter 7. The Royal Australian Corps of Transport Overseas
Epilogue: The Future of the Royal Australian Corps of Transport
Appendix 1. The RACT Flag
Appendix 2. Princess Alice's Banner
Appendix 3. The RACT Badge
Appendix 4. The RACT Lanyard
Appendix 5. Heads of Corps of the RACT
Appendix 6. Regimental Sergeants-Major of the RACT
Appendix 7. Commanding Officers/Chief Instructors of the RACT Centre/Army School of Transport
Appendix 8. RACT Representative Colonel Commandants
Appendix 9A. RACT Order of Battle as at 1 June 1973
Appendix 9B. RACT Order of Battle as at 1 June 2000
Appendix 10. The RACT March
Appendix 11. The RACT Prayer
Appendix 12. RACT Colours
Appendix 13. RACT Motto
Appendix 14. Affiliated RACT Associations
Appendix 15. RACT Personnel Serving with Anare, 1947-1994
List of Contributors
Picture Credits
Index

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