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|Army Form C.2118|
|Unit: H.Q. 30 Corps Troops RE|
|Month and Year: March 1944||(Erase heading not required).||Commanding Officer: Lt. Col. J.M. Lambert OBE RE|
|“CROSS KEYS” GRINGLEY||1||1200||Sitrep 210: All pontoons manned and awaiting tide.|
|1||Sitrep 11: Gullages 60%. Pontoon offloading 80% & Bailey 40%.|
|1||1300||Sitrep 210: Construction EFB and Bailey commenced.|
|1||1350||Sitrep 11: Gullages 75%. Bailey offloading 80%. Pontoon offloading complete.|
|1||1400||Sitrep 210: E.F.B. 75%. Bridge 3 bays.|
|1||1435||Sitrep 210: Gullage complete.|
|1||1500||Sitrep 210: E.F.B. 85%. Bridge 5 bays.|
|1||1535||Sitrep 11: E.F.B. complete. Landing bay 10%.|
|1||1500||CREs orders for day 2 Mar issued.||App ‘J’|
|1||1545||209 reports new location WALKERINGHAM 237119.|
|1||1600||210 sitrep: E.F.B. completed. L.B. 75%.|
|1||1630||11 sitrep: L.B. 40%.|
|1||1700||210 sitrep: L.B. complete work finishing for day.|
|1||1730||11 sitrep: L.B. 70%.|
|1||1900||Landing bay completed not decked (11 Coy).|
|2||1440||Bridge completed at high tide, one lorry sent over and then immediately started to dismantle bridge.|
|3||All coys dismantle, clean and return stores to 128 Br Coy RASC.|
|4||1030||H.Q.R.E. leaves for Cambridge area with 11 & 209 Fd Coys.||App ‘K’|
|MADINGLEY||5-10||Nothing to record.|
|11||Visit of S.M.E. Method of Instruction Team. Duration 3 days.|
|12-20||Nothing to record.|
|21||1415||Arrival this HQ Lt.Col. RE Black RE.|
|24||Visit of Personnel Selection Team.|
|25-31||Nothing to record.|
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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.