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Army Form C.2118
Unit: 3 MON
Month and Year: January 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer: Lt.Col. H.G. Orr
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
HORNSEA 1   Maj H.A. Todman, Capt G.W. Collins, and Lt. G.E. Gibbs appointed to Unit Audit Board for Quarterly Audit.
2 1000 C.O. attended GOCs Trg Conference at Div HQ.
4/5   Exercise “Bridlington” – Capt T. Davies, Lt. J.F. Keyes and Lt. G. Jones as umpires.
4   Mortar Pl to SPAUNTON MOOR.
5   Mortar Pl Demonstration to all offrs at SPAUNTON MOOR.
6 1800 C.O. attended Bde Comd's Conference on Trg at Bde HQ.
7/8   Ex “Frederick Uncle III” Unit “A” Ech Tpt took part with QM & MTO Appx “A” att.
8   C.Os conference on future trg and necessary instrs issued Appx “B” att.
12   Coy Comds attended Operational Feeding Demonstration at BEVERLEY.
15   Bn (less Sp Coy) proceed to INVERARAY for Combined Op Trg. Appx “C” att.
16   Bn arrived INVERARAY.
INVERARAY 17/20   Coy Trg with various types of Landing Craft
22   Exercise “Furnace” (Beach landings followed by attack against a live enemy) Appx “D” att.
INVERARAY 24   Exercise “Harrow” (Beach landings followed by Fd Firing) Appx “E” att.
25   Capt T. Davies proveeds on Coy Comds Course at School of Inf.
25   Bn returns to HORNSEA. Appx “F” att.
HORNSEA 26   Bn arrives HORNSEA.
26   2/Lt. J.J. How proceeds on Pl Comds Course at School of Inf.
30   Bn moves to STANFORD Battle Area for Field Firing Exercises on 1/2 Feb 44. Appx “G”.

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Source: Jeroen Koppes, TracesOfWar.com.

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