On these days 5th – 11th November

5/11-21/11.1916: Battalion underwent training in the St RIQUIER training area [Third Army]

War Diary [WO/95/2694]


St Riquier training area

St RIQUIER training area [Third Army]

Series Number Id: GSGS 3346. Sheet number: [part of sheet 66]. Training area map. Area SE of Forêt de Crécy and NE of Abbeville. “Enlarged from 1:100,000 map [which had been produced by reduction from the 1:80,000]. Detail in Training Area corrected by 3rd Field Squadron R.E.” “Ordnance Survey, November, 1916.” Detail and grid grey; contours brown; water blue. Training area boundary red (containing Brigade area boundaries for A, B, C and D areas). Rifle ranges, bombing grounds and bayonet courses blue. Title printed on reverse. Yvrench was the Tank Corps base.

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