The First World War
War Diary of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Transcription by Captain Michael O'Leary, The RCR.

FEBRUARY 1918

APPENDIX 8

THE ROYAL CANADIAN REGIMENT.

Syllabus of training Scouts, Observers and Snipers.

Week ending 2-3-1918.

Scouts.Obervers.Snipers.
MONDAY.
9.00 a.m. to 1.00.p.m.Inspection.Inspection.Inspection.
TUESDAY.
9.00 a.m. to 1.00.p.m.Laying out tape trenches.Laying out tape trenches.Laying out tape trenches.
WEDNESDAY.
9.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m.Lecture:- Patrols.Lecture:- Reports.Judging distance.
10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.Reconnaissance with sketch and report.Observation with report.
10.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.Lecture:- Range cards.
11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.Practical work with range cards.
THURSDAY.
9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.Ranges.Ranges.Ranges.
FRIDAY.
9.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m.Drill.Drill.Drill.
10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.Practical work under Section Commanders.Practical work under Section Commanders.Range.
SATURDAY.
9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.Scheme.Scheme.Scheme.
(Haversack rations)

28-2-18.

(signed)
C.R.E. Willetts.
Lieut-Col.
Commanding The Royal Canadian Regiment.

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