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WAR DIARY
or
INTELLIGENCE SUMMARY
Army Form C.2118
Unit: HQ 30 Corps Tps Engrs
Month and Year: October 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer: Lt. Col. R.E. Black RE
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
HOLLAND 1 1730 CCC.
1-4   Road maintenance North of R WAAL.
1-7   Each Pl given 3 days Rafting & Watermanship on R. MAAS at GRAVE
2 1730 CCC.
3 1730 CCC.
4   NTR.
5 1730 CCC.
5   Area shelled. 210 Fd Coy sustained casualties.
5-9   Repair & camouflage of NIJMEGEN bridge.
6 1500 H.Q. moved to E.640575.
7 1730 CCC.
11   H.Q. moved into billets at school Koningstraat NIJMEGAN E700622.
12 1730 CCC.
12-15   Coys on general training one at a time.
14 1730 CCC.
15 1700 CCC.
16 1700 CCC.
16-26   One coy at a time on general training 211 & H.Q. RE part time training.
17   90 Fd Coy placed in support. Received C.Es Op. Instís 22 & 23.
18 1700 CCC.
19 1700 CCC.
20 1700 CCC.
21   Lt Binney posted this H.Q.
21 1700 CCC.
22   Ferrying for evacuation of remainder of 1 Airborne Div see C.Eís Op Instrín 24.
23 1700 CCC.
24 1700 CCC.
26 1700 CCC.
27   N.T.R.
28 1700 CCC.
28   A/Capt Hamilton posted to this HQ. Capt Peck posted 11 Fd Coy RE. Lt. L.D. Baker N.C. posted.
28   227 Coy Pnr Corp u/c.
28-31   General formation employed on repair & reconstruction, and maintenance of Corps Routes including the erection of bridges, the most notable of which was Tower Bridge over MAAS-WAAL Canal.
29   N.T.R. 127 B.D. Pl u/c vice 26 B.D. Pl.
30 1700 CCC.

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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.