The First World War
War Diary of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Transcription by Captain Michael O'Leary, The RCR.

MAY 1917

APPENDIX 5

THE ROYAL CANADIAN REGIMENT.

Daily training for tour in QUARRIES AREA.

"A" Co."B" Co."C" Co."D" Co.
1st hour.Squad Drill.Specialist Training.Company and Platoon Drill Organization for attack.10 min. Gas Drill.
20 min lectures.
30 min. Musketry.
2nd hour.Specialist Training.Squad Drill.10 min. Gas Drill.
20 min lectures.
30 min. Musketry.
Company Drill. Platoon Drill. Organization for attack.
3rd hour.Company Drill. Platoon Drill. Organization for attack.10 min. Gas Drill.
20 min lectures.
30 min. Musketry.
Squad Drill.Specialist Training.
4th hour.10 min. Gas Drill.
20 min lectures.
30 min. Musketry.
Company Drill. Platoon Drill. Organization for attack.Specialist Training.Squad Drill.

All training will be progressive and arranged to cover about ten days.
Each Company will shoot on range to be arranged with Camp Commandant.

Specialist training will include,

Subject of lecture will be given out each day and will include, Map reading, Elementary engineering, Sanitation, Discipline under fire, Trench Routine, Enemy ruses, etc.

Sports, According to a Syllabus made up will be carried on every afternoon.

17.6.17

(signed) Hugh P. Bell
Captain.
Asst. Adjutant The Royal Canadian Regiment.

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