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Army Form C.2118
Unit: 2 Warwick
Month and Year: March 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer: Lt-Col H.O.S. Herdon
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
HUNTLY 1   Bn exercise co-operation with tks (Staffs Yeo).
2   Bn signals partook in formation hq's communication exercise Ex 'Buzz'.
3 2000 All ranks dance, drill hall, HUNTLY.
4   Commanding Offr inspected Bn Kits & Coy Books.
5   Commanding Offr began 5 days leave.
6   Capt. P.A. Batt relinquished appointment of adjutant to take up post as G.S.O. III, HQ 185 Inf Bde. Capt. W. Pike appointed adjutant.
8   Rifle Coys began initial training of Street Fighting on Model & afterwards in HUNTLY.
10   Sergeatns [] Dance, Drill Hall, HUNTLY.
11   Commanding Offr attended conference at HQ 3 Br. Inf. Div.
ABERDEEN 16 2030 C Coy, Street Fighting in Docks Area, ABERDEEN. Cpl's [] Dance, Drill Hall, HUNTLY.
17   'D' Coy Street fighting, ABERDEEN.
18   B Coy. Street fighting ABERDEEN.
19   A Coy Street fighting ABERDEEN. All Coys billeted at Transit Camp, ABERDEEN on night prior to Days Street Fighting.
21 0900 Training films at [] Cinema, [] waterproofing I & II. [] Strike II.
22   Bn HQ deployment exercise.
24   C.O's 'O' Gp. Main tpt. party proceeded to concentration area for Ex 'Leapyear'.
25   Commanding Officer briefed Bn for Ex 'Leapyear' in Playhouse Cinema, HUNTLY.
26   Bn socced team defeated 2 KSLI at HUNTLY 11-1.
27   CO attended Bde Commanders TEWT on Street Fighting.
Marching personnel proceeded by train to concentration area for Ex 'Leapyear'.
HUNTLY 28 1515 Bn embarked for Ex 'Leapyear'.
29   []
30 1530 Bn disembarked. A
31   [] Bn [] to billets.

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Source: Jeroen Koppes, TracesOfWar.com.

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