Tag Archives: territorials

Left, right, left right!

Throughout the summer of 1914 the local Ramsgate branches of the Territorial Army continued to meet for their weekly training and drill practice. According to the announcements in the Thanet Advertiser of 6th June 1914 the Left Section 3rd Kent Battery 3rd Home Counties Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery commanded by Second Lieutenant Chard met on Monday evenings for a lecture, Tuesdays for NCOs re-drilling and harness fitting, Wednesdays for signaller’s practice, Thursdays for section gun drill and harness instruction and Friday for Semaphore signalling and gun laying. No meetings on Saturdays but early Sunday morning there was drill order. Continue reading Left, right, left right!