The First World War
War Diary of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Transcription by Captain Michael O'Leary, The RCR.

AUGUST 1917

APPENDIX 6

SYLLABUS OF TRAINING.
THE ROYAL CANADIAN REGIMENT.
13th, 14th, 15th August 1917.

Date. Regiment. Description of Training. Remarks.
1917.
Aug. 13th.
R.C.R. "A" Co. Company in Attack 8.30 a.m. to 9.30 a.m.
BOMBERS. Throwing and Trench clearing.
RIFLE GRENADIERS. Lecture on Rifle Grenades at given ranges (6" rod).
LEWIS GUNNERS. Training in Lewis Gun and Firing.
All Company Instructional Grenade Boxes and all Dummy Throwing Grenades to be brought to "C" Co's Parade Ground each morning by 8.00 a.m.

Training of Rifle Grenadiers and Bombers will take place on this Parade Ground.

All Bombing Instructors will report to Bombing Officer at 8.25 a.m. daily.

All Lewis Gun Instructors will report to Lewis Gun Officer on Parade Ground to be arranged by him at 8.25 a.m. daily.

All Company Scouts and Snipers to report to Scout Officer daily at 8.30 a.m. at his Billet for Specialist Training.
"B" Co. Company in Attack 9.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m.
BOMBERS. as above.
RIFLE GRENADIERS. as above.
LEWIS GUNNERS. as above.
"C" Co. Company in Attack 10.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.
BOMBERS. as above.
RIFLE GRENADIERS. as above.
LEWIS GUNNERS. as above.
"D" Co. Company in Attack 11.30 a.m. to 12.30 a.m.
BOMBERS. as above.
RIFLE GRENADIERS. as above.
LEWIS GUNNERS. as above.
14th Aug. R.C.R. "A" Co. Musketry Practice, Ranges. 8.30 a.m. to 9.30 a.m.
BOMBERS. Throwing and Trench clearing.
RIFLE GRENADIERS. Firing at given ranges (11" rod and 24 H les).
LEWIS GUNNERS. Training in Lewis Gun and Firing.
"B" Co. Musketry Practice, Ranges. 9.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m.
BOMBERS. as above.
RIFLE GRENADIERS. as above.
LEWIS GUNNERS. as above.
"C" Co. Musketry Practice, Ranges. 10.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.
BOMBERS. as above.
RIFLE GRENADIERS. as above.
LEWIS GUNNERS. as above.
"D" Co. Musketry Practice, Ranges. 11.30 a.m. to 12.30 a.m.
BOMBERS. as above.
RIFLE GRENADIERS. as above.
LEWIS GUNNERS. as above.
15th. Aug. R.C.R. "A" Co. Company in Attack. 8.30 a.m. to 9.30 a.m.
BOMBERS. Trench Clearing and Trench Blocking.
RIFLE GRENADIERS. Firing at unknown ranges.
LEWIS GUNNERS. Training in Lewis Gun and Firing.
"B" Co. Company in Attack. 9.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m.
BOMBERS. as above.
RIFLE GRENADIERS. as above.
LEWIS GUNNERS. as above.
"C" Co. Company in Attack. 11.30 a.m. to 12.30 a.m.
BOMBERS. as above.
RIFLE GRENADIERS. as above.
LEWIS GUNNERS. as above.
"D" Co. Company in Attack. 10.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.
BOMBERS. as above.
RIFLE GRENADIERS. as above.
LEWIS GUNNERS. as above.

(signed)
E.C. Snider
Captain.
Adjutant The Royal Canadian Regiment.

12-8-17.

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