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(Issued with Army Orders dated 1st July, 1916.)

Addendum to Musketry Regulations, Part 1, 1909


(Reprint 1914).

HANDBOOK
OF THE

ENFIELD PATTERN, 1914,

.303-inch MAGAZINE RIFLE.


LONDON:
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NAMES OF. PARTS OF THE ENFIELD PATTERN 1914 303-INCH MAGAZINE RIFLE.

1. Bolt, front face. 32. backsight bed.


2. cannelure. 33. wings for protecting backsight.
3. solid lug. 34. charger guides.
4. split lug. 35. extraction cam.
5. recess for ring. 36. tang.
6. lugs on ring. 37. Ring, retaining handguard.
7. depression for safety stud. 38. Sear, safety stud.
8. small do. 39. lugs.
9. long groove in rear end. 40. nose.
10. short do. 41. spring.
11. extraction cam on lever. 42. Trigger, first point on head.
12. recess in lever for locking bolt. 43. second do.
13. lightening hole in knob of 44. Locking bolt, plunger.
lever. 45. groove.
14. Striker, front collar. 46. Safety catch, thumb-piece.
15. flats. 47. eccentric stem.
16. collars for cocking-piece. 48. half moon.
17. Bolt plug, screw thread. 49. Bolt stop, thumb-piece.
18. Cocking-piece, cylindrical portion. 50. stop block.
19. tooth. 51. Ejector.
20. bent. 52. Backsight, spring.
21. recess for safety catch. 53. fixed sight aperture.
22. stripping nib. 54. stop screw.
23. Extractor, claw. 55. aperture.
24. nib. 56. slide catch.
25. Extractor recess for lugs of ring. 57. Magazine, bottom plate.
26. tail. 58. catch.
27. Body, hood. 59. undercut rib of bottom plate.
28. rib. 60. spring.
29. lugs for sear. 61. platform.
30. housing for looking bolt. 62. Trigger guard, front screw.
31. recess for bolt lever. 63. back screw.

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DESCRIPTION OF THE ENFIELD PATTERN 1914 303-INCH RIFLE.

1. Weight of rifle with magazine About 9 lbs, 6 oz.


empty.
Weight of sword bayonet. without About 1 lb. 2 oz.
scabbard.
Length of butt (from. trigger). 1 ft. 1 in.
Length of rifle without sword 3 ft. 10 in.
bayonet.
Length of rifle with sword bayonet. 5 ft. 3 in
Length of barrel. 2 ft. 2 in.
Calibre. 303 in.
Twist of rifling, left handed. One turn in 10 in. or 33 calibres.
Muzzle velocity. 2,380 foot-seconds.
Number of grooves. 5.
Depth of grooves. 005 in.
Width of lands. 0936 in.
Sighting system. Blade, foresight, adjustable laterally. Tangent backsight with aperture in slide and aperture
fixed sight.
Long range sights Consisting of an aperture backsight and a bead foresight,
graduated from 1,500 to 2,600 yards.
Method of loading. Charger holding 5 cartridges.
Weight of pull-off. First pull, 2 to 3 lbs. ; second pull, 5 to 6 lbs.

2. The rifle is constructed on the bolt system, the breech being closed by a bolt worked by a lever on the right side. The bolt
contains the striker and mainspring.

3. The bolt is hollow, and open at the rear end. Its front face (1) is recessed to hold the base of the cartridge, and through it is
drilled the striker hole. Slightly behind the face is a cannelure (2) which runs partly round the bolt and which takes the pull of the
extractor in extraction. At the head of the bolt are two lugs (3, 4) which lock the bolt to the body when the breech is closed. The
upper one of these (4) is split to allow the head of the ejector to pass while a deepening of the slot at the forward end allows the
ejector to protrude beyond the face of the bolt when the latter is drawn back. Between the two lugs is a hole for the escape of
gas. In rear is a recess (5) into which the ring of the extractor is sprung. The ring has two lugs (6) which engage with an undercut
recess on the extractor. In rear of the extractor ring is a further gas escape hole. Towards the rear end of the bolt is a flat
depression (7) which allows the safety stud on the sear to rise as the cocking piece depresses the nose of the sear when the bolt is
drawn back, and near it is a smaller depression (8) which allows the safety stud to rise when the trigger is pressed with the bolt
fully closed. At the rear end the wall of the bolt is cut away to form two grooves, one (9) deeper than the other (10), connected
by sloping surfaces.

At the rear end is the bolt lever whose extremity is formed with a sloping face (11) to provide primary extraction, while the lever
is cranked to keep the thumb clear of the backsight when raising the lever. On its rear face is a recess (12) into which the plunger
of the locking bolt enters when the safety catch is applied. The knob of the bolt is bored out (13) for the sake of lightness.

Internally at its rear end the bolt is threaded to allow of the bolt plug being screwed in.

4. The striker is cylindrical and is inserted from the rear end of the bolt. At its front end is formed a rounded point and in rear of
this is a collar (14) which is cut away in two places to allow oil and air to pass which would otherwise be compressed and slow
the movement of the striker, thus causing miss-fires. The rear half of the striker has flats (15) cut on it which correspond with
similar flats on the interior of the bolt plug, and prevent it from turning and disengaging itself from the cocking piece. Towards
the rear end are two collars (16) by means of which the cocking piece is attached to it.

5. At its front end the bolt plug has a screw thread (17) by means of which it is screwed into the bolt. Through the rear portion is a
slot to allow the cocking piece to pass, while internally it is drilled to pass over the striker, the hole having flats corresponding
with those on the striker.

6. The upper part (18) of the cocking piece is cylindrical. It is drilled internally and provided with recesses which engage with the
collars (16) on the rear end of the striker. Its lower portion, which works in the slot in the bolt plug, has at its front end a tooth
(19) which enters one or other of the grooves in the rear end of the bolt. In rear of this is the face which forms the bent (20) and
engages with the nose of the sear when the bolt is forced forward. In rear of this, on the right side, is the recess (21) for the half-
moon on the stem of the safety catch, while at the rear end is a nib (22) for stripping purposes.

7. The mainspring is of coiled wire.

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8. At the front end of the extractor is the claw (23) which grips the rim of the cartridge, and just in rear of this is the nib (24) which
works in the cannelure (2) on the front end of the bolt. The extractor is provided on its under side with a recess (25) by means of
which it is attached to the ring on the bolt, and its tail (26) bears against the surface of the bolt and keeps the claw forced inwards
to engage with the rim of the cartridge.

9. The body is screwed on to the barrel. At its front end it forms a hood (27), in which are the recesses in which the locking lugs lie
when the breech is closed. A gas escape hole is provided on the right. Underneath this portion is a rib (28) which helps to
communicate the shock of recoil to the stock and into which the point of the front guard screw enters.

The central part of the body is cut away, at the top to allow of the insertion of the cartridges, at the right side to allow of the
ejection of the empty case, and at the bottom to communicate with the magazine, while the left side has a recess cut in it to allow
the top of the thumb to pass when forcing the cartridges into the magazine.

The rear part is drilled for the bolt and two guide grooves are formed in it, that on the left, for the split lug, being continued into
the lug recess, and that on the right, for the extractor, being cut away at the central part of the body but reappearing under the
hood, where it is continued into the lug recess. Through the under surface of the bolt way is drilled a hole to allow the safety stud
to rise and to form a seating for the spiral sear spring, and a slot is cut for the passage of the lower portion of the cocking piece.
Through the bottom of the slot is cut the hole which allows the sear nose to enter body.

Underneath the body are two lugs (29) in which the sear is pivoted; on the right side is the housing* (30) for the locking bolt and
the hole for the axis of the safety catch, in front of these being a recess (31) into, which the bolt lever enters, and which assists
the locking lugs to support the bolt; and on the left the rectangular hole to allow the bolt stop to enter the body, a slit to permit
the working of the ejector, terminating in a bracket for the axis screw of the bolt stop and ejector, and a hole for the axis of the
long-range aperture sight.

* The means of closing the rear end of the housing differs in different makes of the rifle.

On top is formed the sight bed (32) for the backsight, drilled to take the backsight axis pin, and wings (33) are provided which
act as sight protectors. At the front end of the sight bed are recesses (34) which act as guides and stops for the charger, and
underneath it is a sloping shoulder (35) which in conjunction with the sloping surface on the bolt lever provides primary
extraction.

The body terminates at its rear end in a tang (36), into which the point of the back guard screw enters.

10. Over the front end of the body fits a ring (37), the upper part of which is turned over to retain the rear end of the rear hand guard.

11. The barrel is reinforced over the chamber, and thence tapers towards the muzzle. At its front end the foresight block is attached,
being held in position by a pin and key. The sides of the block form protectors, and these are cut away to allow of the insertion
of the foresight blade into the dovetailed groove. The blades are of several heights, to allow of the shooting being adjusted by the
use of a blade height suitable to the individual rifle.

12. The sear which is pivoted under the body consists of a bar, on the front end of which is the safety stud (38). Lugs (39) are
formed on it by means of which it is attached to the body, and a slot is cut in it in which is pivoted the trigger. At its rear end the
bar forms the nose (40) of the sear. The sear spring (41) is spiral and tends to keep the sear nose pressed upwards into the slot in
the body.

13. The head of the trigger is so shaped as to form two points (42, 43), which, as the trigger is pressed back, bear in turn against the
under surface of the body, thus giving the double pull off.

14. In the forward end of the housing on the right of the body lies the locking bolt, which consists of a plunger (44) surrounded by a
spiral spring. The rear end of the plunger is rectangular and has a small groove (45) cut in its rear surface. In the hole on the right
side of the housing pivots the safety catch, which consists of a thumb-piece (46) and a stem. The top of the thumb-piece is
shaped to make manipulation easy. The stem, at the right-hand end (47), is eccentric, so that the pulling back of the thumb-piece
and the consequent rotation of the stem forces forward the locking bolt till its front end enters the recess in the rear face of the
bolt lever. This portion is shaped to engage with the groove in the rear face of the locking bolt and prevents the thumb-piece
from being jarred forward. The end of the stem enters the slot in the body and its extremity is cut away to form a half moon (48),
which engages with the recess (21) on the right side of the cocking piece. The rotation of the stem thus also, when the rifle is
cocked, draws back the cocking piece from contact with the sear nose and prevents its moving forward.

15. The bolt stop has at its front end a thumb-piece (49) and on its inner side a block (50), which projects into the body and against
which the rear face of the split lug comes when the bolt is drawn back. It is pivoted in the bracket on the left of the body and on
its outer side is a flat spring which keeps the block forced inwards.

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16. The bolt stop contains the ejector, which is flat, with a projection (51) which enters the body through the long slit. When the bolt
is drawn back this projection passes through the slot in the split lug, so that the base of the cartridge is drawn against it, with the
result that the case is thrown out to the right. The ejector is pivoted on the same screw as the bolt stop.

17. The long range aperture sight, which consists of an arm, carrying an aperture, is pivoted immediately in rear of the bracket and
is kept in position by the tail of the bolt stop spring. The base of the arm has two grooves, at right angles to one another, for the
spring, which thus retains it in either the raised or lowered position.

18. The backsight consists of a leaf and a slide. The leaf is pivoted on the sight bed and is kept in position by a flat spring (52), the
front end of which is screwed to the sight bed. The foot of the leaf is so shaped that it is retained either in the upright or lowered
position or at an angle of 45, the latter for convenience in setting the slide. The leaf is graduated from 200 to 1,650 yards, odd
numbers on the right-hand upright and even numbers on the left-hand upright. On the outside of the right-hand upright are the
notches into which the catch enters to keep the slide in position. On the foot of the leaf is formed the aperture of the fixed sight
(53), which gives the elevation for 400 yards. The spring and bed are cut away at the rear end so that if the leaf receives a blow
from the front it can turn over to the rear without damaging the fixed sight aperture.

The slide moves on the leaf and is prevented from coming off by a stop screw (54). It is provided with an aperture (55), above
which on either side is a sloping surface with a line engraved on it by means of which the slide is set at the elevation required.
On the right side is pivoted a catch (56), the upper end of which is roughened, while the lower forms a tooth which engages with
the notches on the right side of the leaf. A spring keeps the tooth in engagement.

19. The magazine* holds five cartridges. It is an oblong box, open top and bottom. At the top it fits into the body and its bottom is
closed by a plate (57) held in position by a spring catch (58) in the trigger guard plate. The bottom plate at its front end has an
undercut rib (59), which engages with a lip on the trigger guard plate and at its rear end a stud which enters the trigger guard
plate, the upper portion engaging with the plate while the spring catch engages behind it. The bottom plate is recessed to take the
lower end of the zig-zag magazine spring (60). At the top end of the spring the magazine platform (61) is attached by a similar
recess on its under surface. On the upper surface of the magazine platform is a rib which ensures that the cartridges arrange
themselves properly on being forced into the magazine while, when the magazine is empty, the rear end of the rib prevents the
bolt-being closed, thus indicating that it is necessary to re-charge the magazine.

* The magazines and magazine platforms in different makes of the rifle differ in certain details.

N.B.-For drill purposes, to allow manipulation of the bolt to be practised without dummy cartridges, a platform depressor is
provided. To insert this it is placed edgeways right side down, on the magazine platform, pressed down and allowed to turn over
so as to engage under the body, thus keeping the magazine platform depressed and allowing the bolt to pass freely over it. To
remove the depressor from the magazine it is pressed downwards and, the thumb nail being inserted in the slot, the left side is
pulled upwards till the depressor turns on its edge and can be removed.

20. The trigger guard is bedded in the stock, and the trigger guard screws, (62, 63) pass through its ends into the body, thus helping
to hold the barrel and action in the stock. It is recessed to hold the magazine bottom plate, a lip at the front end of the r ecess
engaging with the undercut rib on the front end of the bottom plate. Immediately in rear of the recess is the hole into which the
stud on the bottom plate enters, the spring catch being pivoted at this point. In rear of this is the trigger guard bow and a recess in
the plate to allow the trigger to pass.

21. The stock is in one piece. In the barrel groove, lightening holes are cut. A recess is provided for the rib on the under side of the
body, and a strengthening bolt is passed through the fore-end in rear of this. The stock is also cut away to receive the magazine
and body and to allow the trigger to pass. A steel butt plate with, a trap is provided, and holes are bored in the butt to receive the
oil bottle and pull-through. A swivel for the sling is screwed to the butt. On the left side of the fore-end is the seating for the long
range dial sight. The stock is secured to the action and barrel by the two trigger guard screws, by the band, and. by the nose cap.

22. Two handguards are provided, the rear one kept in place by the ring (37) in front of the body and by the band, and the front one
by the band and nose cap.

23. The long range dial sight consists of a plate kept in position by a screw passing through the fore-end. Pivoted in the plate is a
pointer, at the outer end of which is a bead which forms the foresight. The plate is graduated from 1,500 to 2,600 yards.

24. The band passes round the fore-end and is utilised to secure the two handguards. It carries a swivel for the sling and is kept in
position by a screw and by a pin through the fore-end.

25. The nose cap passes over the fore-end and front handguard, and is kept in position by the nose cap screw. It carried the sword
bar for the bayonet and a piling swivel is screwed to it.

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ACTION OF THE MECHANISM.

26. Suppose that a cartridge has just been fired. On raising the bolt lever the bolt is rotated to the left. The cocking piece, being held
by the slot in the lower part of the boltway in the body, cannot rotate with the bolt. The tooth (19) on its front end is thus forced
by the action of the sloping surfaces to leave the long groove (9) in the end of the bolt and enter the short one (10), thus partially
compressing the mainspring and slightly withdrawing the striker. As soon as the locking lugs (3, 4) are clear of their recesses
and the bolt lever has left the recess on the right of the body, the sloping surface (11) on the bolt lever meets the sloping shoulder
(35) under the sight bed and this results in the slight withdrawal of the bolt and the consequent starting of the case out of the
chamber, known as primary extraction. During the rotation of the bolt the extractor has been prevented by its groove in the front
end of the body from turning, while the shoulders of the bolt plug, resting on the body, have similarly prevented it from rotating.

The lugs on the front end of the bolt now lie horizontally and the bolt can be withdrawn, the case being withdrawn by the
extractor.

27. As the bolt begins to travel backwards the cocking piece rides over the nose (40) of the sear and depresses it, the safety stud (38)
being allowed to rise into the large flat depression (7) on the surface of the bolt. When the cocking piece has passed the nose of
the sear the latter rises under the influence of the spiral sear spring (41).

28. When the rear face of the left locking lug reaches the ejector (51) the latter is forced inwards into the slot in the lug (4) and
eventually meets the base of the cartridge case which is drawn back on to it and thus thrown out to the right. Shortly before this
occurs the front end of the bolt passes clear of the rear end of the magazine, and the magazine spring is allowed to force another
cartridge up so that the upper part of its base will be caught by the lower part of the front end of the bolt when the latter is again
pushed forward. If there is no cartridge remaining in the magazine the platform itself rises and places the rear end of the rib in
position to prevent the bolt being closed.

After a short further backward movement of the bolt the, rear face of the left lug (4) comes against the bolt stop (50) and the
travel of the bolt is checked.

29. On pushing the bolt forward, if the magazine is empty it is stopped by the rear end of the rib on the magazine platform. If there is
a cartridge in the magazine it is pushed forward in front of the bolt. As it moves forward the cartridge springs up and its rim
places itself under the claw (23) of the extractor. It is thus pushed forward into the chamber.

30. During the early part of the forward travel of the bolt the ejector is pushed outwards by the side of the bolt. Eventually the bent
(20) of the cocking piece meets the nose (40) of the sear. The striker, which is attached to the cocking piece, is thus held
stationary while the bolt moves on over it. The mainspring is thus further compressed.

31. When the rotation of the bolt by means of the lever begins the locking lugs work on the sloping surfaces leading into their
recesses and carry the bolt still further forward, completing the compression of the mainspring. During the rotation the cocking
piece is prevented by its slot in the bottom of the body from turning, so that the long groove (9) in the bolt is brought opposite to
it by the rotation of the bolt.

The bolt is now securely locked by the two lugs having entered their recesses and the bolt lever having entered its recess (31),
the mainspring is fully compressed, and the cocking piece and striker are held back by the sear.

32. On pressing the trigger the rounded portion (42) of its head bears against the bottom of the body and slightly depresses the nose
of the sear. The rear point (43) of the head of the trigger then bears in its turn against the bottom of the body and the sear nose is
thereby depressed till it frees the cocking piece. The striker then flies forward under the influence of the mainspring and, as the
long groove in the bolt is opposite the cocking piece, it is able to go forward sufficiently far for its point to pass through the face
of the bolt and strike the cap.

During the depression of the sear nose the safety stud (38) rises through its hole in the body and enters the smaller depression (8)
in the surface of the bolt, and the spiral spring (41) which surrounds it is compressed between the sear and the top of the spring
seating in the body. If the bolt is not fully closed the small depression will not lie immediately over the safety stud, consequently
if an attempt is made to press the trigger the safety stud will meet the cylindrical part of the bolt and will not be able to rise far
enough to allow the nose of the sear to be depressed sufficiently to free the cocking piece. The trigger will thus be inoperative,
and the firing of the rifle till the bolt is securely closed is made impossible by the action of the safety stud.

33. When pressure on the trigger is relaxed the sear spring forces the front end of the sear down, causing the sear nose to rise into the
slot of the body.

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34. To strip the bolt. - Remove the bolt from the rifle by withdrawing it to its full extent pulling outwards the thumbpiece (49) of the
bolt stop, and drawing the bolt out of the body. With a piece of string or wire round the stripping nib (22) on the cocking piece
draw the latter out so that the tooth (19) on its front end is clear of the rear end of the bolt and unscrew the bolt plug. Placing the
point of the striker on wood or on some substance which will not injure it press down the bolt plug with the left hand till its rear
end is clear of the cocking piece. Give the latter a quarter turn and lift it off. Let the bolt plug come slowly up and remove it and
the mainspring from the striker. Turn the extractor so that it covers the gas escape holes. As the cannelure for the nib ceases at
this point the extractor can be pushed forward till it is disengaged from the ring on the bolt.

35. To assemble the bolt. - Slide the mainspring over the striker and, holding the striker with its point on wood or some substance
which will not injure it, press the bolt plug into position, seeing that the flattened sides of the hole in it correspond with the flats
(15) on the striker. Force it down and place the cocking piece in position so that the flattened sides of the hole in it correspond
with the flats on the striker, and so that the rear end of the striker is flush with the rear face of the cocking piece. Give the
cocking piece a quarter turn, so that the lower portion of it is in line with its slot in the bolt plug and allow the latter to conic
slowly up. Holding the cocking piece out of the way by means of the stripping nib as already described, screw the bolt plug into
the bolt. Slide on the extractor at a point between the two lugs on the bolt so that the undercut portion (25) engages with the ring,
lifting the claw to allow the nib to pass over the face of the bolt and enter the cannelure, and turn the extractor so that it lies over
the solid lug. Replace the bolt in the rifle, pressing the magazine platform down to allow it to pass.

36. To remove the magazine bottom plate, spring, and platform. - With the point of a bullet press the magazine catch (58) inwards
and slide backwards the magazine bottom plate (57), when the three parts will come out together. Slide the ends of the spring
(60) out of the recesses in the bottom plate and platform, raising the bend ends to allow the spring to move backwards.

37. To assemble the magazine bottom plate, spring, and platform. - Replace the ends of the spring in the recesses in the bottom plate
and platform. That end of the spring which engages with the platform is slightly narrower than the other, consequently the spring
cannot be wrongly assembled. Insert the platform and spring into the magazine, press the bottom plate fully home and slide it
forward till the catch engages.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR CLEANING.

The instructions in Chapter II of Musketry Regulations, Part 1, 1909 (Reprint, 1914), will be followed, but para. 103 will be modified
as follows to make it applicable to the Enfield pattern 1914 rifle.
The action and outside. - Thoroughly clean the bolt, paying particular attention to the face of the bolt, the striker point, the cannelure,
the claw of the extractor, and the slot in the split lug. See that there is no dirt in the grooves in the rear end of the bolt, in the slot in the
bolt plug, or in the locking bolt hole in the lever, and that the gas escape holes are clear. Clean the safety catch recess in the cocking
piece. The bolt should be rubbed over with a piece of oily flannelette before being replaced in the rifle.
Wipe the inside of the body and the entrance to the chamber with a piece of oily flannelette, removing all dirt from the guide grooves
and from the lug recesses in the front of the body, and see that the gas escape hole is clear. See that there is no dirt in the recess for the
bolt lever. Wipe the exterior of the rifle with a piece of oily flannelette, removing all dirt from the apertures on the backsight and long
range sight, from the notches for the spring catch, and from the charger guides. Drawing out the bolt stop by means of the thumb-
piece, lightly oil it and the ejector, also the plunger of the locking bolt. Take out the magazine bottom plate and wipe the interior of
the magazine, the spring, platform, and bottom plate with a dry piece of flannelette.

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EXAMINATION OF ARMS

In carrying out the examination of rifles referred to in para. 118. Musketry Regulations, Part 1, 1909 (Reprint, 1914), the following
components will be examined:

i. The interior of the barrel for rust and cuts.


ii. (a) The backsight leaf for firmness of joint; that it is not bent; that the slide moves smoothly and fits firmly on the leaf ; that the
catch engages properly and holds the slide securely; that the apertures are not deformed; and that the lines on the slide are
clearly marked.
(b) The foresight, that the blade is not deformed.
iii. The long range aperture and dial sights, that they are not bent and work smoothly.
iv. The bolt, that the bolt plug screws home to position; that the cocking piece is secure on the striker; that the tooth and bent of
the cooking piece are in good condition; that the cocking piece and striker fly freely forward when the trigger is pressed; and
that, the striker point is of proper shape and protrudes sufficiently through the face of the bolt.
v. The locking bolt and safety catch, that they function correctly when the thumbpiece is brought to the rear; and that the
thumbpiece does not move too freely.
vi. The bolt stop, that it retains the bolt properly, and that it can be withdrawn to allow the bolt to be removed.
vii. The ejector, that it moves freely; and that the spring is in good condition.
viii. The magazine, that it is not dented or deformed; that the platform and spring work freely; that the catch is in good order; and
that the bottom plate engages firmly in the trigger guard.

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LIST OF COMPONENTS OF RIFLES, MAGAZINE,
303-INCH, ENFIELD PATTERN, 1914.

Barrel. Plate, butt.


Band, lower. bottom, magazine.
Block, band, foresight. cover, locking bolt.
Bead, pointer, dial sight. sight, dial.
Blade, foresight. Platform, magazine.
Body. Plug, bolt, breech.
Bolt, breech. Ring, retaining, guard, hand, rear.
locking. retaining, extractor.
tie, fore-end. Screw, axis, bolt, stop.
Bracket, swivel, butt. axis, backsight.
Cap, nose. cap, nose.
Case, magazine. disc, marking butt.
Catch, magazine. guard, trigger, back.
safety. guard, trigger, front.
slide, backsight. plate, butt.
Cocking-piece. strap, plate, butt.
Collar, screw, guard, trigger:- Screw, plate, cover, locking bolt.
Back. sight, dial, fixing.
Front. sight, dial, pivot.
Disc, marking, butt. spring, sight, back.
Ejector. spring, trap, butt plate.
Extractor. stop, slide, backsight.
Guard, hand, front. swivel (3).
hand, rear. bracket, swivel, butt (2).
trigger. Rivet, liner, guard, hand (6).
Key, block, band, foresight. Sear.
Leaf, backsight. Sight, aperture.
Liner, handguard:- Slide, backsight.
Front. Striker.
Liner, handguard, rear:- Stock.
Back. Stop, bolt, breech.
Front. Spring, bolt, locking.
Nut, bolt, tie, fore-end. Spring, catch, plate, bottom, magazine.
screw, axis, sight, back. catch, slide, backsight.
Pin, axis, catch, magazine. main.
axis, catch, slide, backsight. platform, magazine.
axis, sear. sear.
axis, trap, butt plate. sight, back.
fixing, block, band, foresight. sight, dial.
stop, band, lower. stop, bolt, breech.
trigger. trap, butt plate.
screwed, stock, fore-end. Swivel, band and butt (2).
Pointer, sight, dial. piling.
Trap, butt plate.
Trigger.
Washer, screw, fixing dial sight.

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Sword - Bayonet, Pattern 1913.

Blade, with crosspiece and pommel.


Bolt.
*Grips, pair (1 right and 1 left).
Nut, bolt.
Nuts, screw, grip (2).
Screws, grip (2).
Springs, spiral, bolt.

Scabbard, Sword-Bayonet, Pattern 1907, Mark II.

For sword-bayonet, pattern 1913.


Chape.
Laces, iron, short (3).
long (1).
Leather.
Locket.
Rivets, spring, locket (6).
Springs, locket (2).

*NOTE.- The grips of the sword-bayonet are ribbed for ready identification from pattern 1907, as the sword-bayonets are very
similar in appearance.

Printed under the authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office


BY HARRISON AND SONS, LONDON.

(B 13090) Wt. 13529 3 125M 6/17 H & S P. 6/422 (S)

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