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Third Officers Training Camp - US Army - Camp Devens - 1918

Front Cover, "The Pick" 3rd Officers Training Camp at Camp Devens, Ayer, Massachusetts 1918.

Front Cover, "The Pick" 3rd Officers Training Camp at Camp Devens, Ayer, Massachusetts 1918. GGA Image ID #

Command Training Officers, Roster of Cadets, Unit History, and Statistics for each training group of the Third Officers Training Camp at Camp Devens. Units included First Battery FA, First Infantry Company, Second Infantry Company, Third Infantry Company, and Fourth Infantry Company. Training was commenced and completed during 1918.

Depection of Cadet to Commissioned Officer - Before (January 5, 1918) and After (April 19, 1918).

The New Idea in Training Officers... And How It Has Worked Out

When the United States entered this great world conflict she realized to the fullest extent what it meant, how deadly serious it was, and the almost unbelievable expansion of man power that would he required of her if she was to bring victory to the side of the Allies in the field.

First Battery FA

Battery Crew Warming Up - 3rd OTC - Camp Devens.

History of First Training Battery, 3rd OTC - 1918

Being a Few Observations on the First Training Battery and Its Preparation for Action. Silly humor and anecdotal tidbits of life in the Third Officers Training Camp at Camp Devens, Ayer, Massachusets from the viewpoint of one of the cadets, Gerald Mygatt.

Officers Estimating the Situation at 3rd OTC - Camp Devens.

Officers of First Training Battery, 3rd OTC - 1918

Brief Biographies and listing of the Command Training Officers of the First Battery Field Artillery, 3rd Officers Training Camp at Camp Devens during 1918.

On-Page Panoramic Photos of the Cadets of First Training Battery, 3rd OTC.

Roster of First Training Battery, 3rd OTC - 1918

The roster of Cadets in the First Battery Field Artillery at the Third Officers Training Camp in 1918. The training was undertaken at Camp Devens in Ayer, Massachusetts. The listing included Name, Home Town, and Previous Organization (Typically an Army Unit or University).

3rd OTC Cadets Find A Solution at Camp Devens.

First Battery FA Statistics - 3rd OTC - 1918

Impressive statistics for the cadets undergoing training in the Third Officers Training Camp, First Battery Field Artillery unit at Camp Devens. Statistics included the number of enrolled men, average age, height, and weight, marital status, and previous occupations.

First Company - Infantry

The Herbert Exhaustion Exercise with Cadets from the 3rd Officers Training Camp at Camp Devens Participating.

History of the First Infantry Company - 3rd OTC - 1918

John D. Little, a cadet of the First Infantry Company, 3rd OTC at Camp Devens, writes anecdotally of his experiences during the training, including the accuracy (or not) on the firing range, measles quarantine, and other exciting adventures during officer training.

Cadets in Training - Still Exercising Using the Herbert Exaustion Maneuver at Camp Devens 3rd OTC.

Officers of the First Infantry Company - 3rd OTC - 1918

Brief biographies of the First Infantry Company Command Training Officers of the Third Officers Training Camp at Camp Devens. Statistics are also included for the First Company, including the starting date, demographics, and education/marital status of the cadets.

On-Page Panoramic Photos of the Cadets of First Infantry Company, 3rd OTC.

Roster of First Infantry Company, 3rd OTC - 1918

The roster of Cadets in the First Infantry Company at the Third Officers Training Camp in 1918. The training was undertaken at Camp Devens in Ayer, Massachusetts. The listing included Name, Home Town, and Previous Organization (Typically an Army Unit or University).

Second Company - Infantry

Cadets of the 3rd Officers Training Camp at Camp Devens Learn to Use the Rifle With Bayonet.

Officers of the Second Infantry Company - 3rd OTC - 1918

Brief biographies of the Second Infantry Company Command Training Officers of the Third Officers Training Camp at Camp Devens. Statistics are also included for the First Company, including the starting date, demographics, and education/marital status of the cadets.

On-Page Panoramic Photos of the Cadets of Second Infantry Company, 3rd OTC.

Roster of Second Infantry Company - 3rd OTC - 1918

The roster of Cadets in the Second Infantry Company at the Third Officers Training Camp in 1918. The training was undertaken at Camp Devens in Ayer, Massachusetts. The listing included Name, Home Town, and Previous Organization (Typically an Army Unit or University).

Third Company - Infantry

Cadets from the 3rd Officers Training Camp Learn the Fine Art of Grenade Throwing at Camp Devens.

History of the Third Infantry Company - 3rd OTC - 1918

The 3rd Infantry Company weighed in 1918 with about fifty percent pencil pushers, thirty percent road builders, indicating Depot Brigade origin, eleven percent threatening soldiers, four percent soldiers and sailors, four percent lawyers, and the historian.

The 3rd OTC Cadets Learn how to Scavenge the Grounds at Camp Devens.

Officers of the Third Infantry Company - 3rd OTC - 1918

Brief biographies of the Third Infantry Company Command Training Officers of the Third Officers Training Camp at Camp Devens. Biographies contain the necessary information, including birth, marital status, education, military resumé, assignments, and photographs.

On-Page Panoramic Photos of the Cadets of Third Infantry Company, 3rd OTC.

Roster of Third Infantry Company - 3rd OTC - 1918

The roster of Cadets in the Third Infantry Company at the Third Officers Training Camp in 1918. The training was undertaken at Camp Devens in Ayer, Massachusetts. The listing included Name, Home Town, and Previous Organization (Typically an Army Unit or University).

Front Ranks - Shovels; Rear Ranks - Picks. Training Cadets of the 3rd OTC at Camp Devens in 1918.

Third Infantry Company Statistics - 3rd OTC - 1918

Impressive statistics for the cadets undergoing training in the Third Officers Training Camp, Third Infantry Company unit at Camp Devens. Statistics included the number of enrolled men, average age, height, and weight, marital status, and previous occupations.

Fourth Company

Cadets of the 3rd OTC Learn the Art of Contouring at Camp Devens.

History of the Fourth Infantry Company - 3rd OTC - 1918

Harrison M. Fayre, a cadet of the 4th Infantry Company, 3rd OTC, wrote the history for his Company entitled "The Fourth Chronicle." Aptly named, as he chronicled the life of the cadets during their training to become officers of the National Army during 1918.

3rd OTC Fourth Company Officers at Camp Deven.

Officers of the Fourth Infantry Company - 3rd OTC - 1918

Brief biographies of the Fourth Infantry Company Command Training Officers of the Third Officers Training Camp at Camp Devens. Biographies contain the necessary information, including birth, marital status, education, military resumé, assignments, and photographs.

On-Page Panoramic Photos of the Cadets of Fourth Infantry Company, 3rd OTC.

Roster of Fourth Infantry Company - 3rd OTC - 1918

The roster of Cadets in the Fourth Infantry Company at the Third Officers Training Camp in 1918. The training was undertaken at Camp Devens in Ayer, Massachusetts. The listing included Name, Home Town, and Previous Organization (Typically an Army Unit or University).

Cadets Marching Double Time During Their Training at Camp Devens in the 3rd OTC.

Fourth Infantry Company Statistics - 3rd OTC - 1918

Impressive statistics for the cadets undergoing training in the Third Officers Training Camp, Fourth Infantry Company unit at Camp Devens. Statistics included the number of enrolled men, average age, height, and weight, marital status, and previous occupations.

 

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