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|Army Form C.2118|
|Unit: 2nd Bn. Royal Ulster Rifles|
|Month and Year: February 1944||(Erase heading not required).||Commanding Officer:|
|HAWICK||1||Ex “Twistgrip” bde m/c competition.|
|1||Bde A Tk competition|
|1/2||Coys practise 18 set co-operation with arty.|
|2||Mortar pl to div battle school for three weeks|
|3/4||Trg for offrs and sqts on shell reps|
|3||Postings of offrs to bn. Capt R.S. Hall, Lt. R.A. Smith, 2/Lt K.A. Bradshaw, 2/Lt E.C. Rapkins, Lt. K.O. Ingham, 2/Lt W.E. Palmer, 2/Lt K.E. Golsmith.|
|6||Bde inspection by Comd 21 Army Gp|
|7||Lecture “battle discipline” by bde 2 i/c to all offrs. 2/Lt S.C. Shimmins posed to Bn.|
|7||Clothmodel discussion “Ex Grab” for all offrs.|
|8||Lecture to all offrs on ABCA by Div education offr|
|8-10||Coys practise for Ex Bridgeland|
|9||Bde Carrier competition|
|MELROSE||11||Bn pratice for Ex Bridgeland|
|14||Ex Bridgeland, object to practise the bn in street fighting and river crossing. The lack of water in river reduced the value of this exercise.|
|HAWICK||15-19||Coys practise laying & recording of minefields. 16 dec all offrs fire 6 pr atk guns|
|19||Bn drill parade|
|21||COs conference for all offrs|
|22||Trg films (m/c) for all offrs + drivers|
|23||Maj. B.J. FitzG Donlea […] assumes comd of bn.|
|25||Jeep trail “Fourdrive” Bn won 1, 2, 3 and 8 place.|
|26||2/Lt M.J.M. Betty posted to Bn.|
|29||Lt. Col. Harris […]|
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Source: Jeroen Koppes, TracesOfWar.com.
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