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WAR DIARY
or
INTELLIGENCE SUMMARY
Army Form C.2118
Unit: 2nd Fife & Forfar Yeo., R.A.C.
Month and Year: March 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer: Lt.Col. A.B.J. Scott, M.C.
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
1   For 10 days after Ex Eagle the regt engaged a period of recreational trng which included inter-troop soccer matches, visits to RAF aeriodrome, swimming instructions.
5   Preparations were made for visit to MIDHOPE AFV Range “A”
6   B veh wading practice was carried out at HULL; a site for A vehs was prepared ate WAYTON.
8   Sqns practised loading tks & B vehs on to the “mock up” LCT at night. 2/Lt Pritebard joined the regt (“C” sqn).
10   The Regt visited MIDHOPE AFV Range for two days firing.
11   Ex “Beverley IV” – a […] exercise. “B”
12   During this period there were no exercises but mods to tks proceeded at full […]. Swimming classes were held at HULL.
22   […] the King & Queen visited the Bde & drove past the regt on parade. Ex Frederick Uncle IV – the name given to “C”
23   Exercise Honey; set by Bde to practice the Recce Tps in patrol & […] of inf and first contact. Tks loaded by […] units to […] Tps to full strength.
24   the move of the Div to ALDERSHOT which took place over this period. The advance party left on 22 & was followed on 26 by a large […] train. Baggage & […] party arrived on 31. The Regt. formed itself in Warburg Barracks, previously occupied by a Canadian Reinforcements unit. 2 Lts E.G. Spittal & W.G. Thomsen joined 'B' & 'A' Sqns respectively

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