17th February 1917: Diary

Sat., Feb 17, 1917      RAIMBERT

8.30 – 9 AM Company Parade.
9.00 – 12 Noon Instruction in Bomb Throwing – Lewis Machine Gun.Physical Training – Bayonet Fighting – Platoon Drill.
2.00 – 4 PM Platoon Formations – Section Drill. Lectures on Organization of the Platoon – Reasons for such Orgeinzation – Principles of Attack – Use of different weapons and N.C.O.s special duties.Battalion Scouts under special instruction under Scout Officer.Lewis Gunners – Instruction in Stripping under Battalion Machine Gun Officer.


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