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WAR DIARY
or
INTELLIGENCE SUMMARY
Army Form C.2118
Unit: 2nd Bn The Glasgow Highlanders
Month and Year: December 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer: Lt.Col. H.C. Baker-Baker DSO MBE
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
WOODS AREA 873120 1 2359 BN in defensive position. An obvious recce was carried out conforming to a plan of diversion to an impending attack on BLERICK. Recorded tank noises broadcast in BN area. CAS. 2 wounded 1 missing from a Patrol led by 2/Lt McLaren. App A
2   Plan of diversion continued in BN area. App A
3   Bn in defensive position. 44 Bde + 7 Seaforths successfully attacked BLERICK. Our casualties 2 killed 8 wounded. App A
4   Bn moved from defensive position at 1330 hrs to BROEK 698092 (Sheet 27 SW/W). 15 OR reinforcements.
BROEK 5-7   Bn in position at BROEK. App A
ASTEN 8   Bn moved to ASTEN - Bde rest area. 37 OR reinforcements also 2 officers Lieuts Pipken & Kelly.
ASTEN 9-16   Bn in rest area. Training by Coys. App A
HAELEN 17   Bn moved to HAELEN - Buggenem area for defensive position overlooking the MAAS. Relieved 1/6 Welch Regt. B.H.Q. 755941, B Coy in BUGGENEM 7794. App A
18-19   Bn in defensive position HAELEN - BUGGENEM. A Coy join B Coy in Buggenem. App A
20-21   Bn in same defensive postns. Strong current in River MAAS prevented our patrol crossing on night 21/22.
21-27   Bn in defensive position - same area. Standing patrols out each night forward to River bank area.
28   Bn moved from defensive position to Bde reserve area ROGGEL 7397. Relieved by 9th BN CAMS.
ROGGEL 29-30   Bn in reserve at ROGGEL.
31   Bn in reserve at ROGGEL.

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Source: The War Diaries of the 15th (Scottish) Infantry Division June 1944 - May 1945.

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.