23rd February 1917: Diary

Fri., Feb 23, 1917       RAIMBERT

8.30 – 9 AM Company Parade.
9.00 – 12N Extended Order Drill – Company and Formation Drill – Deploying into Line and Instruction in Grenades etc., at Practice Trenches.
2.00 – 4 PM Instruction in Grenades and throwing – Passing Orders and Signals – Attack Practice – Grenades Range Firing.

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

Lewis Gun Lecture to Officers under Battalion Machine Gun Officer.

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One thought on “23rd February 1917: Diary

  1. My grandfather was a signaller with the second CMR,but he was from Ontario. don’t know how that happened. he was at Vimy but survived. I wonder how many signallers were on duty at the same time in the same dug-out?

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