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WAR DIARY
or
INTELLIGENCE SUMMARY
Army Form C.2118
Unit: H.Q. 30 Corps Troops RE
Month and Year: January 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer: Lt. Col. J.M. Lambert OBE RE
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
MADINGLEY 1   Nothing to record.
2 1400 Mobilization Order ? 79/Mob/5774/589 (AG5 Mob) received for mobilization of this H.Q. by 0001 hrs 24 Jan 44. App. A
3-5   N.T.R.
6 1430 G.O.C. 2nd Army visits this H.Q.
6 1600 Amdt. received to Mobilization Order. App. B
7-11   N.T.R.
12 1600 80% A.F.G. 1098 equipment received no major deficiencies.
12 1800 1 3 tonner collected from 52 V.R.D. under C.R.O. ? KNO/2078. App. C
12   1 car 2-str. 42 utility collected from 54 V.R.D. under C.R.O. ? QBH/303.
13-15   N.T.R.
16 1800 2 M/Cs collected from 41 V.R.D. under C.R.O. ? CRY/1444. App. C
17-19   N.T.R.
20   1 4 str 42 utility collected from 2 V.R.D. under C.R.O. ? 6 BUR/4288. App. D
23   4 M/Cs collected from 48 V.R.D. under C.R.O. ? 5 HDW/23.
23 0800 H.Q. less chief clerk and skeleton staff moved to R.E. Bridging Camp WYKE REGIS. App. E Admin. Order
24 1800 1 3-tonner and 1 1-ton trailer collected from 21 V.R.D. under C.R.O. ? ASH/1964 & 5. App. D
24   Progress reports and personnel deficiency reports submitted.
25   N.T.R.
26   Reinforcements 1 S/Sgt (EES) received.
27   N.T.R.
28   Reinforcements 1 A.C.C. cook received.
31   Progress Reports and Personnel deficiency reports submitted.

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Source: Jeroen Niels, 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.