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WAR DIARY
or
INTELLIGENCE SUMMARY
Army Form C.2118
Unit: 2nd Bn. East Yorks Regt.
Month and Year: February 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer: Lt. Col. C.F. Hutchinson
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
LOCHMABEN DUMFRIESHIRE 1   Training continued throughout the month and incl the following (1) Combined Operational trg incl Coy wetshod landings and assault on beach defences (2) “B” & “C” Coys to GLASGOW on SCOTCO Street Frighting courses (3) Range Work incl classification and field firing.
LOCHMABEN 1   Mjr R.H. Barber posted to this unit from 6th Bn North Hants.
2   Capt Barrow, D. De S. posted to this unit from the Queens R.
2   Lt. G.H.F. Kingcombe struck off strength of this unit.
6   Visits and inspections. Gen Sir B. Montgomery K.C.B. C in C 21 Army Gp visited representatives of 8 Br Inf Bde.
6   Postings. Mjr G.W.H. Field posted to the unit from HQ 3 Br Inf Div.
13   Movements. Bn moves from HALLEATHS CAMP, LOCHMABEN, DUMFRIESHIRE to BRACKLA CAMP, NAIRN, NAIRNSHIRE. Att at Appx A
NAIRN 20-23   Exercises. Bn took part in Ex “Anchor” set by 3 Br Inf Div Area BURGHEAD BAY 6187 ref sheet 28. Objects (1) The practice the R.N. 8 Br Inf Bde and 185 Br Inf Bde Gps and No 6 Beach Gp in carrying out n assault landing (2) To practice 8 Br Inf Bde and 185 Br Inf Bde in the rapid capture and consolidation of their posn of a Div bridgehead Att at Appx B
20-23   (3) To practice ? 6 Beach Gp in the rapid recce and preparation of a Beach Maintenance Area.

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

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