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|Army Form C.2118|
|Unit: 3 Br Inf Div Postal Unit, R.E.|
|Month and Year: August 1944||(Erase heading not required).||Commanding Officer:|
|2-3||This Unit moved with 3 Br Inf Div from CAEN Sector to area LES FIETTIES, Map Ref. 772734, and on arrival placed under command 8 Corps.|
|4-5||Special Transit Returns taken in accordance with instructions from D.D.A.P.S. 21 Army Group – 100 items examined at F.P.O. D.3 and 50 items at F.P.Os B8, B9 and B185 respectively. Signal sent to D.D.A.P.S. giving result of check.|
|5||3 Br Inf Div moved to new area today.|
|6||This Unit moved to LA HAYE at 0100hrs. No letter mail received. Transit Time Return suspended.|
|7||This Unit moved from LA HAYE to East of LE BENY BORCAGE. Map Ref. 642427. No letter mail received. Transit time Return suspended.|
|8||Outstanding letter mails for 6th & 7th, together with today arrival received. Special Transit Return taken and result signalled to D.D.A.P.S.|
|10||Services Normal. Following message sent to all 3 Br Inf Div Units. – 0539. W.E.F. 1200hrs 10 Aug. Brigade F.P.Os will be located in Bde “A” Echelon and F.P.O. for Div Troops at Rear Div H.Q.|
|16||Services Normal. 3 Br Inf Div moved to new location today. Postal Unit moved to LA SALIERE. Map Ref. 676293.|
|20||Services Normal. 3 Br Inf Div moved to area FLERS. This Unit moved to Map Ref. 833188 roughly 2 miles south of FLERS.|
|21-22||No letter mail or Newspapers received. Packets only arrived (by sea).|
|23||One bag of outstanding letter mail (by sea) received. Packets arrived (by sea) Newspapers published on 21st received today.|
|24||Two days letter mail, i.e. yesterdays and todays, plus normal other mail received. Letter mail due 21st and 22nd sent by sea.|
|25||Letter mail outstanding from 21st and 22nd received today.|
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Source: Jeroen Koppes, TracesOfWar.com.
Disclaimer: This War Diary is based on its original, but typos might be corrected. Locations are calculated, so might not be in the correct place. For historical research, always check the originals.