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Army Form C.2118
Unit: 3rd Bn Irish Guards
Month and Year: July 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer: Lt. Col. J.O.E. Vandeleur
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
ST. MARTIN LES ENTREES. (nr. BAYEUX) 30/31   Left BAYEUX at 2330 hrs. July 30 1944 and arrived LE TRONQUAY about 0200 hrs. July 31 44. The day was spent in resting.
31 1730 The Bn. Moved from LE TRONQUAY to an area 3 miles north of CAUMONT, arriving about 2100 hrs. It was decided to spend the night here with one hours notice to move.

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Source: Antoine Leprince, transcribing: Jeroen Koppes.

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