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.


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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