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Army Form C.2118
Unit: 2nd Bn East Yorks R.
Month and Year: March 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer: Lt. Col. C.F. Hutchinson
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
NAIRN 1   Trg continued throughout the month and was carried out with a view to pending operations. It incl the following:-
1   (i) Combined Ops trg incl wetshod landings and assault on beach defs
1   (ii) Pl marches
1   (iii) Range Work incl Field firing.
15-16   Exercises. Ex “Deputy” set by 8 Br Inf Bde. Object to practice cooperation between inf and tanks in an assault landing.
24   Visits. Maj.Gen. T.G. Rennie D.S.O. M.B.E. visited the bn and addressed all ranks.
27-31   Ex Leapyear set by 3 Br Inf Div. Object (i) To Practice R.N. and an assault Div in its roll under as realistic conditions as possible (ii) To practice Div Gp in the rapid capture and consolidation of a bridge head (iii) To practice No 6 Beach Gp in the preparation of a Beach Maintenance Area.
31   T/Major H.P. Chadwick struck off the strength of this unit.

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

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