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Army Form C.2118
Unit: 3 MON
Month and Year: May 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer: Lt.Col. H.G. Orr
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
ALDERSHOT 2   CO and 2IC attended Civil Affairs Lecture
3   All Officers attended Photographic Interpretation Lecture
4   Offrs and Sgts TEWT run by CO and 2IC on TWESELDOWN HILL.
4-6   Mortar Pl proceeded to SOUTH DOWNS for battle practice shooting with 3” Mortars
8   Capt P.H. Hocquard, Lts J.F. Keyes, N. Lermon, R.J. Horwood, D.H. Jones (all SWB) and Lt P.H. Fiset (Canadian Inf) posted to 33 R.H.U. 102 ORs posted to 33 R.H.U. And 36 ORs posted to 105 Rfts Gp.
12   All Offrs and NCOs attended Flail Tank Demonstration.
13   Coys carried out trg in co-operation with flail tanks.
15-16   Bn Rifle meeting, competitive shooting carried out for prizes.
17   Orders received to commence conc of Bn for ops.
18   Corp Comd's address to all officers on forthcoming ops.
24   Lecture by MCLO to all offrs and NCOs on procedure for movement for ops.
25   6 Offrs attended demonstration of firing of a “Conger”
ALDERSHOT 25   Exercise “Red” – CO, 2IC and Coy Comds with 80 ORs were inspected and addressed, with other representative parties from the Corps, by Gen Eisenhower.
26   Capt FS Atkinson (Canadian Inf) posted to 33 R.H.U.
26   Bde Comd's lecture to all ranks on forthcoming ops
27   Bde Comd's lecture to all ranks on forthcoming ops
28   Bn completed conc for ops at 0900 hrs. Bn at 6 hrs notice from that time.
28   During morning CO inspected all vehs and in the afternoon all Coys in Embarkation Order
29 1025 G.O.C. Inspected Bn Vehs

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