Series Number Id: GSGS 2742a ["a" in red]. Sheet number: 1. [Printed at OS]. Detail and contours black; 1914 system of squaring red; "Instructions as to the Use of the Squares" in French and English in red. "Translations" in margin; scale of yards and metres in margin; 1:20,000 has comma inserted roughly in plate; index to adjoining sheets in margin. A detailed, accurate pre-war French survey, photographically reproduced by British. Used before regular series 1:20,000 became available. Probably the 3rd state (1st had Instructions in English only in black, while 2nd had ditto in red). British line in red pencil, German line in blue. British battery position[s] marked south of Houplines. Title and index diagram printed on verso., Manuscript on face: 19th Infantry Brigade dispositions to E of Armentieres between 18th November and 26th December 1914; Welsh Fus., Middlesex, Cameronians [5th Scottish Rifles]. Manuscript on reverse: 5th S[cottish] R[ifles].
Location: Research Collections; Fonds: WW1 Trench Maps: France; Box number: PC14; envelope_number: 370.
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