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  • 1. One star board information and revision Six Safe Handling rulesThese are the safety points you should remember when handling any weapon system1. A WEAPON MUST NEVER BE POINTED AT ANYONE IN FUN.2. A WEAPON MUST ALWAYS BE HANDLED SO THAT IT POINTS IN SUCH A DIRECTION THAT THERE IS NO DANGER IF A ROUND IS ACCIDENTALLY FIRED.3. WHENEVER A WEAPON IS PICKED UP WHICH HAS NOT BEEN UNDER AN INDIVIDUAL’S DIRECT SUPERVISION ITMUST BE EXAMINED TO MAKE SURE IT IS NOT LOADED.4. WHENEVER A WEAPON IS HANDED TO SOMEONE ELSE HE MUST FIRST BE SHOWN THAT IT IS UNLOADED. WHENANYONE ELSE HANDS A WEAPON TO HIM HE MUST INSIST THAT THE SAME ACTION IS TAKEN. 5. THE MUZZLE OF A WEAPON MUST NEVER BE RESTED AGAINST ANY PART OF THE BODY.6. A WEAPON MUST BE IN THE UNLOADED STATE PRIOR TO TRAVELLING IN A VEHICLE OR DURING NON-TACTICALMOVES ON FOOT.Weapons Statements 1 . A CADET MUST NEVER BE ALLOWED TO FIRE A WEAPON UNLESS HE HAS BEEN INSTRUCTED AND PRACTISED IN ITS USE UNDER SUPERVISION. 2 A sling must be fitted unless being used for drill. Cleaning a rifle You need to know the names and uses for the cleaning kit and how to clean your rifle. The following part covers the cleaning kit.1
  • 2. One star board information and revision Flanellette this is used on the pull through to remove dirt from the barrel/and body of the rifle, and to oil the barrel/rifle. To Scale It must be 45mm Wide by 45mm high. (one blue line to the next wide is 45mm) Map and Compass You need to know how to 1. Orientate a map (Point it in the direction your walking) 2. Take a six figure grid reference 3. Identify conventional signs. 4. Measure distance on a map How to take a six figure grid reference!!!!! OS maps are divided into numbered squares. These squares can be used to give a place a four or six-figure grid reference. It is important that you know both four-figure and six-figure grid references. Eastings Easting are lines that run up and down the map. They increase in number the further you move east (or right). You can use them to measure how far to travel east. Northings Northings are lines that run across the map horizontally. They increase in number the further you move north (or up the map). You can use them to measure how far to travel north. Remember: numbers along the bottom of the map come first and the numbers up the side of the map come second the four-figure reference 2083 refers to the square where the Eastings line 20 meets the Northing line 83 the six-figure reference 207834 will give you the exact point in the square 2083 - 7/10s of the way across and 4/10s of the way up The six-figure reference on the map below shows the church in Bamford. 2
  • 3. One star board information and revision . EastingsMaps are quite large and complicated; to tell someone where we are instead of using a place name we usea grid reference. There are two types you need to know, these are a four and six figure grid reference.Four figure grid reference.These can be used to give a general idea of where the location is, giving accuracy to one grid square (everygrid square covers a distance of 1km across and 1.5km horizontally), these are not used very much incadets.3
  • 4. One star board information and revisionHOW TO DO IT WILLIS!!!!!!! You are told to give a four figure grid reference for the place of worship. 1. What we do is follow the eastings (the numbers on the bottom) until you get to the one before the place of worship. This number is 17 (that’s your easting). 2. Then you need your northing, you work this out by going up the numbers on the left until you get to the one before the location. This number is 51 for the place of worship.You would write it as 17,51If we want a more accurate answer we can take a six figure grid reference.How to do this!!!!!!!!!!You do the same process as a four figure grid. 52You then split the square into 10X10, Example---->You take the eastings of this square which is 5You then take the northing which is 2You then write as 175 512 51 17 18 Measuring distanceTo measure the distance along a road or a river which is not straight, lay a piece of paper along the first section andmark it with a dash at the start and end of that section. Then pivot the paper about the second dash until it lies alongthe second section and repeat the process, and so on, until the last point is marked. The total distance along theroad is then recorded as a straight line on the piece of paper and can be read off against the scale4
  • 5. One star board information and revisionFirst AidYou need to know 1. CPR 2. Dealing with bleeding 3. Immobilising breaks and fracturesRegimental HistoryYou need to know the famous battles and the dates they happened on.Glorious First of June 17942 Mercian honours the 29th Foot (Worcestershire) Regiments action while serving at sea as marines on 1June 1794.Badajoz, 6 April 18122 Mercian honours the capture of the citadel at Badajoz by the 45th Foot (later became the 1st Battalion,The Sherwood Foresters).Note: The 38th Foot (later became the 1st Battalion, the South Staffordshire Regiment) also fought bravelyat the battle, but 3 Mercian do not celebrate it as a regimental day.Alma, 20 September 18542 Mercian honours the action at the Alma in the Crimea by the 95th Foot (Derbyshire Regiment) (laterbecame the 2nd Battalion, the Sherwood Foresters). When both colour ensigns were struck down, theRegimental Colour was seized by Private Keenan and carried to and planted on the Great Redoubt. OnAlma Day (20 September) each year, the colour is given over to a privatesoldier to troop through the battalions ranks.Gheluvelt, 31 October 19142 Mercian honours the counter attack near Ypres by the 2nd Battalion, The Worcestershire Regiment thatrestored the British line and blocked the German advance to the channel ports. Field Marshal Sir JohnFrench later wrote that ‘the Worcesters have saved the Empire.The regimental Mascot is LCpl Derby (He is a ram).5
  • 6. One star board information and revision Give the 6 figure grid references for: A) __________________ B) ___________________ C) ____________________ D)____________________ Give the 6 figure grid reference for: The triangle____________________ The castle______________________ The church ____________________Answers 1. 135344 2. 134139 3. 176322 4. 172316 5. Triangle = 163316 6. Castle = 155136 7. The Church = 1633056