The First World War
War Diary of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Transcription by Captain Michael O'Leary, The RCR.

JULY 1917



7TH Canadian Infantry Brigade.

Below please find syllabus of Training for this Battalion during the period in Divisional Reserve.

13th July 1917. Musketry.
Platoon Organization and Extended Order Drill.
14th July 1917. Platoon Organization.
Platoon Drill.
Extended Order Drill.
Squad Drill.
Specialist Training and Platoon in Attack.
15th July 1917. Church Parade.
16th July 1917. Specialist Training.
Company Drill.
Company in Attack.
17th July 1917. Specialist Training.
Company Drill.
Company in Attack.
18th July 1917. Specialist Training.
Squad Drill.
Battalion Drill.

Companies will work from 8.30 a.m. till 12.00 noon, excepting the 13th instant for which special detail will be issued.

Recruits and backward men will in addition work from 2.00 to 3.00 p.m.

Afternoons will be spent by Companies in inter-platoon and inter-Company sports, etc., etc.

Specialist Training will be carried out daily according to their own Syllabi.


E.C. Snider
for Lieut-Colonel,
Commanding The Royal Canadian Regiment.

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