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|Army Form C.2118|
|Unit: 2nd Fife & Forfar Yeo., R.A.C.|
|Month and Year: April 1944||(Erase heading not required).||Commanding Officer: Lt.Col. A.B.J. Scott, M.C.|
|ALDERSHOT||1 – 5||The move of the Regt was completed with the arrival of the tks. 8 Unit censorship started.|
|7 – 9||Parties of crew comds visited School of Tank Technology Demonstration of German tanks, guns & other eqpt.|
|10||Holiday for whole Div.|
|8 – 13||WARCOP AFV Range: a large number of offrs & 1st & 2nd gunners went to the range for instruction and firing practice with Firefly.|
|12||Change of address to Army Post Office, England.|
|12 – 13||B Vehs wading trails carried out at […] by day & night – 43 drivers taking vehs […].|
|14||T.E. REME gave a demo at […] site.|
|24||[…] The regt was under comd of Para Bde for operations on second day and supported a para bn in a counter attack.||Appendix “A”|
|23 – 30||General trng was continued by sqns, […] use of small […] tank trng areas for tp tactics (especially the use of Firefly). B veh wading was practesed at HAWLEY MANOR LAKE. The Regt has now […] its […] and White half track scout cars. Weather exceptionally fine: all ranks getting plenty of […] indoor & outdoor. During the month Lt W.W. Brishof returned from attachment to R.A.O.C. 2/Lt T.E. Hobday joined 'E' Sqn. Capt. […] Bruce left FDS to take an appointment as Town Major. AF's W3008/9 attd.||Apps B C D|
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Source: Jeroen Koppes, TracesOfWar.com.
Disclaimer: This War Diary is based on its original, but typos might be corrected. Locations are calculated, so might not be in the correct place. For historical research, always check the originals.