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WAR DIARY
or
INTELLIGENCE SUMMARY
Army Form C.2118
Unit: 3 Br Inf Divisional Postal Unit
Month and Year: October 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer:
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
North-West Europe 1-31   Mail arrivals normal except as otherwise stated. When mails not received it is due to the fact that they were not available at either Corps or Army Postal Units.
1   Outstanding mails (surface) 24, 25 & 26 despatches collected from Brussels direct.
2   This unit moved with 3 Br Inf Division to area BEERS.
3-6   Services normal.
7   This unit moved with 3 Br Inf Division to area STEEBURG.
8-9   Services normal.
10   This Unit moved to WANROY area with 3 Br Inf Division.
10-13   Services normal.
14   Lt. J. Knights took over command. Lt. T. Davies transferred to No 8 Base Post Office.
15-16   Services normal.
17   This Unit moved with 3 Br Inf Division to area OPLOO.
18-22   Services normal.
23   This Unit moved with 3 Br Inf Division to area ST. ANTHONIS.
24-25   Services normal.
26   Air Lift for 24 October 1944 not received.
27   Short conference with A.Q. re. staffing and duties for Christmas pressure.
28-31   Services normal except for air lift for 24th still outstanding.

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Source: Jeroen Koppes, TracesOfWar.com, transcribing: Mia Litjens.

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