The First World War
War Diary of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Transcription by Captain Michael O'Leary, The RCR.

NOVEMBER 1917

APPENDIX 3

THE ROYAL CANADIAN REGIMENT.
SYLLABUS OF TRAINING.

November 8th 1917. All Cos.
8.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Physical Training.
Close Order Drill.
Smartening Up.
Specialist Training.
Route March (1 hour).
Reference TACTICAL EXERCISES.
By Platoons and section.
Cooperations and mutual support
in attacking PILL BOXES, STRONG POINTS, etc., etc. (signed)
November 9th 1917. All Cos.
8.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Physical Training.
Platoon Drill.
Platoon in Attack.
Musketry.
November 10th 1917. All Cos.
8.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Physical Training.
Bayonet Fighting.
Musketry.
Platoon Drill.
Specialist Training.
November 11th 1917. All Cos.
8.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Co'y in attack.
Company drill.
Bayonet Fighting.
Route march (2 hours).
November 12th 1917. All Cos.
8.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Physical Training.
Tactical exercises.
Musketry.
Company drill.
Route March (1 1 / 2 hours).

NOTE.

R.M. Millett
A/Adjutant The Royal Canadian Regiment.

7-7-1917. [sic]

THE ROYAL CANADIAN REGIMENT.
SYLLABUS OF TRAINING - SIGNALLERS.

November 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th, 1917.

8.30 a.m. to 8.45 a.m.Inspection of Rifles and Box Respirators.
8.45 a.m. to 9.15 a.m.Physical Training.
9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.Station Work in Field, using Visual and telephone, etc., etc.

(signed)
R.M. Millett
A/Adjutant The Royal Canadian Regiment.

7-7-1917. [sic]

THE ROYAL CANADIAN REGIMENT.
SYLLABUS OF TRAINING - SCOUTS.

8TH November 1917.
8.30 a.m. to 9.00 a.m.Physical Training.
9.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon.Review Map Reading, Reports, Sketching.
12.00 noon to 12.30 p.m.Box respirator Drill.
9TH November 1917.
8.30 a.m. to 9.00 a.m.Physical Training.
9.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon.Semaphore Signalling.
Compass.
Reports.
12.00 noon to 12.30 p.m.Box respirator Drill.
10TH November 1917.
8.30 a.m. to 9.00 a.m.Physical Training.
9.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon.Practical Scheme.
Observation.
12.00 noon to 12.30 p.m.Close Order Drill.
11TH November 1917.
8.30 a.m. to 9.00 a.m.Physical Training.
9.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.Reconnaisance.
Reports and Sketching.
12TH November 1917.
8.30 a.m. to 9.00 a.m.Physical Training.
9.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon.Close Order Drill.
12.00 noon to 12.30 p.m.Marching on Compass Bearings.
Practical Work with Sniping and Observation.

(signed)
R.M. Millett
A/Adjutant The Royal Canadian Regiment.

7-11-1917.

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