19th February 1917: Diary

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Mon., Feb 19, 1917    RAIMBERT

8.30 – 9 AM Company Parade.
9.00– 12 N. The Battalionwas engaged in bayonet fighting – Platoon Formations and Drill – Instruction in Grenades – Machine Gun Mechanism – Machine Gun Drill.
2.00 – 4 PM Instruction in rifle grenades – Section Drill – Machine Gun Drill (Stripping and Stoppages).Special Instruction under Battalion Scout Officer.

One Platoon per Company at practice trenches for rifle grenade practice under Battalion Bombing Officer.

5.00 – 7 PM Special Map Reading instruction to N.C.O’s under Battalion Scout Officer.


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