The above map is shows the divisional and group boundaries and lifts. It is very similar to the map issued by RA 29th Division except the individual battery targets are not marked.
The innovative procedure is the barrage map, which is unlike any other maps for 1st July 1916. It is a technical drawing from which individual gun data can be calculated.
From 1916 to 1945 the creeping barrage was an important artillery technique favoured by the british Army.
Artillery map for XIII Corps Heavy Artillery.