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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:
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
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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