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WAR DIARY
or
INTELLIGENCE SUMMARY
Army Form C.2118
Unit: HQ 30 Corps Tps Engrs
Month and Year: June 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer: Lt. Col. R.E. Black RE
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
BRENTWOOD 1-2   Advanced HQ situated in S.8 conc area.
3 1000 Marshalling within S.8 area.
3 0900 CRE recce party embarked MT 12 SS Samvern.
PURFLEET 4 1300 Advanced HQ embarked MT 37.
5   N.T.R.
6   N.T.R. (wef H Hour 128 Br Coy & 23 Mech Eqpt Sect u/c CRE).
AT SEA 7 0600 Sailed.
8 0700 Off NORMANDY coast.
9   Remained on board MT 37 (CRE recce party landed).
10 2200 Left MT 37 in L.C.T.
NORMANDY 11 1300 Beached short wade King, Red Beach.
11 1420 Arrived Longfellow assembly area.
11 1800 Joined CRE. Office opened.
11 2145 CRE Coy Comds conference.
12 1200 CE Op Order No 2 recd.
13 1800 CRE Coy Comds conference.
14 0830 Moved to new location MR 800763 (S of BAYEUX).
14 1800 CRE Coy Comds conference.
15 0001 280 Pnr Coy u/c CRE.
15 1800 CRE Coy Comds conference.
16 1800 CRE Coy Comds conference.
17 0001 44 Pnr Coy u/c CRE.
17 0001 280 revert u/c 2 Army.
17 1800 CRE Coy Comds conference.
18 0900 73 Fd Coy u/c CRE.
18 1130 CE Op Order No 3 Ex. Implacable recd.
18 1800 CRE Coy Comds conference.
18 2330 30 Corps Tps Engrs Op Instruction No 1 issued. Appx B
19 1800 11 Fd Coy placed u/c CRE 7 Armd Div.
19 1800 30 Corps Tps Engrs Sigs Instruction No 1 issued. Appx A
19 1930 CRE Coy Comds conference.
20 1700 CRE Coy Comds conference.
20 2200 CE Op Order No 4 recd.
21 1700 CRE Coy Comds conference.
22 1700 CRE Coy Comds conference.
23 1730 CRE Coy Comds conference.
24 1000 CE 30 Corps Admin Notes recd. Ex Dauntless.
24 1730 CRE Coy Comds conference.
25 1730 CRE Coy Comds conference.
26 1730 CRE Coy Comds conference.
27 1730 CRE Coy Comds conference.
28 1200 11 Fd Coy reverts u/c CRE.
29 1730 CRE Coy Comds conference.
30 1730 CRE Coy Comds conference.
30   NB. W.e.f. date of landing units u/c mainly employed in road maintenance.

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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.