20th February 1917: Diary

Tue., Feb 20, 1917     RAIMBERT

8.30 – 9 AM Company Parade.
9.00 – 12 N. Platoon Drill – Platoon Formations – Instruction in Grenades (hand) – Bayonet Fighting.
2.00 – 4 PM Rifle Grenade Instruction – Machine Gun Drill and Instruction in Stripping – Stoppages etc.

Trench Clearing. Special instruction under Battalion Scout Officer.

One Platoon per Company at practice trenches for Rifle Greande Practice, and Trench Clearing.

Lecture to N.C.O’s on Map Reading under Battalion Scout Officer.

4.45 PM One Officer per Company for Instruction under Battalion Machine Gun Officer.


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