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|Army Form C.2118|
|Unit: 3rd Br Inf Division Postal|
|Month and Year: April 1944||(Erase heading not required).||Commanding Officer:|
|2||F.P.O. D.3 (Adv) opened at Denmead, Hants, to serve Advance party H.Q. 3rd Br Inf Division.|
|6-19||Move of 3rd Br Inf Division from Scottish Command to concentration areas in Southern Command and South Eastern Command. F.P.O. 46 serving H.Q. 8 Br Inf Bde closed in Scottish Command P.M. 6 April, 1944 reopens Southern Command 8 April, 1944. F.P.O. 47 serving H.Q. 185 Br Inf Bde closed in Scottish Command A.M. 7 April, 1944 reopens South Eastern Command. A.M. 9 April, 1944. F.P.O. 48 serving H.Q. 9 Br Inf Bde closed in Scottish Command P.M. 8 april, 1944 reopens Southern Command A.M. 9 April, 1944. F.P.O. D.3 serving H.Q. 3 Br Inf Division closed in Scottish Command P.M. 9 April, 1944 reopens Southern Command A.M. 10 April, 1944.|
|DENMEAD, HANTS.||14||All units of 3rd Br Inf Division adopted closed address ie A.P.O. England W.E.F. 0001 hrs today. Censorship also imposed on all 3rd Br Inf Division Units W.E.F. same time and date.|
|14||F.P.O. 46 redesignated F.P.O. B.8 (serves H.Q. 8 Br Inf Bde Group)|
|14||F.P.O. 47 redesignated F.P.O. B.185 (serves H.Q. 185 Br Inf Bde Group)|
|14||F.P.O. 48 redesignated F.P.O. B.9 (serves H.Q. 9 Br Inf Bde Group)|
|14||F.P.O. 49 redesignated F.P.O. 554 (serves 3 Recce Regt)|
|14||On introduction of A.P.O. England address all F.P.O. Postage and Postal Order stocks increased in value consequent on all units now being served from F.P.Os.|
|14||Mail arrangements as a result of introduction of the new form of address satisfactory.|
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Source: Jeroen Koppes, TracesOfWar.com, transcribing: Hans Houterman.
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.