On 22 July 1916 Captain Garvin, aged 20, was killed by enemy fire during the Somme Offensive.
Precepts of Sgt [McDermott.]
In turning to the right on the march:-
(1) the word ‘turn’ comes on the right foot.
(2) Bring the left foot up to the right, at the same time
(3) shooting out the right foot in the new direction & coming round on left toe
The three duties of a soldier are:-
(3) Honesty & Sobriety
An officer salutes only generals [& of] his own colonel. his own brigadier