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WAR DIARY
or
INTELLIGENCE SUMMARY
Army Form C.2118
Unit: 151st (A.Y.) Field Regiment, R.A.
Month and Year: January 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer: Lt.Col. H.C. Phillips, R.A.
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
BEVERLEY 1   Small arms shooting competition at Willerby Range.
2   Op Instr No. 2 ‘Anti-Raid Measures’ issued. Appendix ‘A’
4-5   Ex. ‘Bridlington’. 123 Bty took part as enemy. Object of exercise to practice 29 Armd Bde in passing through minefield.
6   Btys and RHQ practiced wading vehs at wading site in HULL.
7-8   Exercise ‘Frederick Uncle III’ for ‘A’ Echelon. Appx. ‘B’
10-11   125 Bty Course Shooting on SALTERGATE Range.
12   Lecture to Div RA by Major Rooney of OTC Dundonald on Combined Operations.
17-20   Corps Sigs Ex. ‘Tally Ho’. To practice communications in initial stages of invasion. Regt rear link took part.
20   Amdts to ‘151st (A.Y) Field Regiment, R.A. Standing Orders in the Field’ issued. Appendix ‘C’
22   One Tp 125 Bty shooting with A.O.P. at HACKNESS.
23   One Tp 123 Bty shooting with A.O.P. at HACKNESS.
23   Concert by RA Mounted Band.
24   All ranks dance in Gymnasium, Victoria Barracks, BEVERLEY. RA Mtd Band played.
25   Adv Parties moved to Stanford Battle Area.
29   Regt moved to Stanford Battle Area, harbouring night 29/30 at ELTON PARK.
30   Regt arrived HIGHAM HEATH CAMP. Appendix ‘D’
31   Sqn 23 H and 3 Mon arrived at STANFORD. Recce of Battle area for Exercise Stanford East.

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Source: Jeroen Koppes, TracesOfWar.com, transcribing: Hans Houterman.

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