GWB-33 Battle of Amiens, 6th August 1918, The Royal Garrison Artillery, 2 Crew Aiming Gun
Official gun drill allocated certain tasks to each of the members of a gun detachment. In action on the Western front, detachments were frequently under strength because of casualties or because men were being withdrawn to the rear for a rest.
CREW DUTIES OF A 6-INCH HOWITZER DETACHMENT.
NUMBER 1: Commands the ?gun?. Selects the ground for the gun platform. Lays for elevation and passes angle for dial sight and deflection to No.4. Supervises ramming and gives order to fire. Fits and removes rocking bar sight with No.4.
NUMBER 4: Lays (aims) the gun, with No1. Removes and replaces sight cover. Assists No.1 fitting rocking bar sight. Clamps dial sight, fits clinometer. Directs No.6 planting night-firing picket and aiming posts.