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Army Form C.2118
Unit: Civil Affairs Staff, HQ 8 Corps
Month and Year: March 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer: Col. G.H. Phipps-Hornby
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
SAND HUTTON 3   Col. G.H. Phipps-Hornby assumed appointment of SCAO.
HOWSHAM 6   CA Staff moved to HOWSHAM Hall, Yorks.
6   Major C.C.J. Briscoe, Norfolk, assumed appointment as SO2 CA (Adm).
8   Capt J.C. Collier, Lothians, assumed appointment as SO3 CA (Exec).
9   Major W.L. Brown HLI assumed appointment as SO2 CA (Exec).
10   SO2s CA and SO3 CA departed for No. 1 Staff Officers Course at 'C' Wing CASC, Peel House, Regency Street, LONDON, SW1.
10   SCAO remained alone at HOWSHAM Hall.
31   Majors Brown, Puttock and Peltzer returned from course. Major Briscoe and Capt Collier were posted direct from the course to 21 Army Gp and Canadian Army.

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

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