Source: Field Artillery Training, 1912, 306-7.

From "The infantry cannot do with a gun less": the place of the artillery in the British Expeditionary Force, 1914-1918 by Sanders Marble

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  • This shows a simplified, but essentially accurate, concept of how batteries were supposed to deploy for action. The guns were to be twenty feet apart and the wagons ten yards behind—meaning most of the battery was in the fragmentation radius of an HE shell. Source: Field Artillery Training, 1912, 306-7.