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WAR DIARY
or
INTELLIGENCE SUMMARY
Army Form C.2118
Unit: H.Q.R.A., 11 Armd Division
Month and Year: November 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer: Brigadier B.J. Fowler, DSO, MC
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
WARRANDA CAMP, DEURNE 2   1 Sgt, 1 Bdr and 7 ORs arrived as neucleus of CMO det 11 Armd Div.
2   86 (HY) Fd Regt came under comd and took over gun areas, OPs and tasks from 13 HAC.
2   13 HAC moved to DE RIPS 665302 for period of maintenance and rest.
10   13 HAC took over from 86 (HY) Fd Regt which reverted from Comd.
11   146 Med Regt reverted comd 8 AGRA.
11   79 (Scottish Horse) Med Regt under comd 11 Armd Div and took over gun areas and tasks from 146 Med Regt.
12   Major E.R. Footring R.A. joined the Div to take up appointment of CMO.
13   79 (Scottish Horse) Med Regt reverted under comd 4 AGRA, but remain in direct support 11 Armd Div and to be moved by CRA.
18 2230 RA 11 Armd Div message re take over by 9 Bde from 29 Armd Bde.
19   9 Bde took over front from 29 Armd Bde South to approx 23 Northing. Responsibility for DF on that front passed to RA 3 Brit Div.
20 0600 Area VEULEN 7722 taken over by 9 Bde.
20 0900 Responsibility for DF and OPs in VEULEN area passed to RA 3 Brit Div.
20 1100 13 HAC moved to area vacated by 151 AY. See Appendix 'C' folio No. 5
20   151 AY moved to conc area ZIJLBERG 6618.
20   RA 11 Armd Div O.O. No. 17 for attack by 159 Bde on AMERIKA issued.
21   151 AY moved out of conc area into action in area 7018.
21   Lieut L.L. Pennington R.A. joined CMO's staff from 31 RHU.
22 0715 H hour for Fire Plan Brigand in sp attack by 159 Bde.
22 0830 X hour for Fire Plan Barbican.
22 0845 No enemy opposition Barbican stopped.
22 2300 RA 11 Armd Div message giving orders for 23 Nov 44 issued.
23 1215 Recce 151 AY started for AMERIKA 7716.
23 1530 RHQ and two btys 151 AY on move to AMERIKA.
23   11 Armd Div pinched out by 15 (S) Div Recce cutting across front to capture METERIK 8018 and SCHADIJK 8020.
23   151 AY allotted to sp 15 (S) Div to TIENRAIJ 8523.
24 1430 151 AY moved to area 8018 to be able to give sp for proposed attack by 15 (S) Div on TIENRAIJ 8523.
25   13 HAC came out of action, remaining in present area.
25   4 ORs posted to CMO's staff from 31 RHU.
26 0900 13 HAC moved back to conc area 6533. See Appendix 'C' folio No. 12
27 1100 RA comd wireless net closed down.
27 1300 13 HAC, 151 AY ordered to recce new areas with possibility of occupation on 28 Nov 44 as 11 Armd Div is shortly to take over part of line of E. MAAS.
28   151 AY move to 8521 move completed by 1200 hrs.
28 1215 This HQ moved to KASTENRAAI 813224.
KASTENRAAI 29 0730 11 Armd Div took over sector of R. MAAS from 185 Bde of 15 (S) Div. See Appendix 'D' folio No. 3
29 1100 13 HAC moved back into action area 8417.
30 1000 H hour for attack by 159 Inf Bde on KASTEEL 903217 and BROCKHUIZEN 9022. See Appendix 'D' folio No. 5
30 1448 Serial 8 of Fire Plan (Smk screen by 13 HAC) fired for second time to cover attack on BROCKHUIZEN by Coy Mons and Sqn 15/19 Hussars from West.
30   1 OR pasted to CMO's staff from 31 RHU.

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

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