10th Battalion patch. Image courtesy Australian War Memorial
10th Battalion – March 1917
Battalion moved from Site 1 Bernafay Wood to Dernancourt for training.
Reorganised Platoons under new system. Cleaning up and refitting.
Battalion Company and Platoon drill. Specialist training.
Platoon drill & specialist training. Church Parade & route march G.O.C. Brigade visited Battalion & inspected training.
Platoon and Company attack practice.
Battalion moved to Shelter Wood Camp. Lecture by Brigadier in evening.
Training, salving and fatigues. Lecture by A.A. & 2.M.G. in evening.
Training continued Drill Rifle exercises and Specialist training.
Battalion attack Practice. Drill & Specialist training.
Training continued but hindered by inclement weather.
Battalion attack on 4 objectives G.O.C. Division & Brigade visited. Battalion concert in Y.M.C.A. Hut attended by G.O.C. Brigade.
Bomb accident three slightly wounded. Training continued.
Training and salving continued.
Church Parade. Salving.
Tactical Exercise for Officers. Training continued.
Drill, bombing, & Lewis gun practice.
Company attack practice. Salving.
Route marches & salving.
Moved by route march [to BRESLE] 2 men fell out.
Church Parade, 10th beat 12th by 22 points at football.
Drill and night marching.
Battalion attack practice G.O.C. Division present.
Divisional tactical schemes near Warley.
Brigade Advanced Guard scheme.
R.B. Jacob Lieut Col
Comdg 10th Bn