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Army Form C.2118
Unit: 2. East Yorks
Month and Year: April 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer: Lt. Col. C.F. Hutchinson
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
COWPLAIN HANTS 1-30   Trg continued throughout the month with particular stress on the necessity of all the ranks becoming hardened and fit for impending ops. It includes the following
1-30   (i) Combined Ops trg.
1-30   (ii) Route marches at Pl level, of 4 days duration, including one night compass march.
1-30   (iii) Route marches at Bn level, on alternate days. Dress as for assault.
1-30   (iv) Field firing exercise at Coy level, by C and D Coys.
6-9   Movements. Bn moved from Brackla Camp NAIRN to COWPLAIN HANTS Camp A6 and Rfts to 41/103 RHU ALDERSHOT. Appx A att
24   Postings. Capt J. McGregor, Can Inf Corps, Lt M.H. Niely, Can Inf Corps, Lt S.A. Reid, Can Inf Corps, Lt L.B. Robertson, Can Inf Corps posted to the Unit and T.O.S.
29 6 May   Exercises. Ex Fabius IV set by higher formation. Objects (i) to practice the marshalling, embarkation, and sailing of assault forces (ii) to practice the approach and landing (iii) to practice the quick setting up of beach org. Ref Maps O.S. 1 in to 1 mile Sheet 132 & 133.

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

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