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|Army Form C.2118|
|Unit: 193 Field Ambulance R.A.M.C.|
|Month and Year: November 1944||(Erase heading not required).||Commanding Officer: Lt. Col. F.W.A. Warren|
|Holland||1||Field Ambulance less 'A' Coy moved to HELMOND then to DEURNE. 'A' Coy moved to area LOON. Opened C.C.P. Very quiet. Local shelling.|
|2||HQ & 'B' Coy located in Textile Factory DEURNE, closed. Occasional local shelling near 'A' Coy location.|
|4||Unit moves to ASTEN. ADS opened in School. 'B' left HQ and proceeded to LIESEL to establish C.C.P. in Convent School.|
|5||As above. 'A' Coy in reserve, billeted in Monastery. Lieut. Cooper (309181) joins for duty from 194 Fd Amb. 5 Offrs & 96 ORs evacuated also 2 POW the majority being Battle Casualties.|
|6||Locations as above. DDMS 8 Corps visited ADS at 1200 hrs. 37 cases admitted mostly sick. Enemy air attack DEURNE - ASTEN area 2030 hrs. Bombs dropped on outskirts of village. Little damage sustained no casualties.|
|7||Locations as above. Very few casualties at 'B' Coy CCP and mostly sick cases evacuated from ADS.|
|Holland||8||Locations as above. Very few casualties in ADS mostly sick. 46 Bde in holding position.|
|9||Locations as above. Few casualties, sick still in majority.|
|13||As above. 'B' Coy at LIESEL arranged for Bde inoculations.|
|14||As above. Casualties still very slight, mostly sick. Capt. Gaman & Lieut. Rankin to Rest Centre at TILBURG. Lieut. Williams arrived from 'A' Coy on relief. Heavy barrage and attack on right of CCP location.|
|16||As above. ADMS visited CCP location. 'A' Coy warned to be ready to join 'B' Coy. Weather very cold and wet.|
|Holland||17||ADS still open. 'A' Coy joined 'B' Coy at 1730 hrs for operation of Car Post. Instruction cancelled at 0900 hrs, 'A' Coy returned to ASTEN. Lieut. Williams returned to 'A' Coy on return of Capt Gaman and Lieut Rankin. Average of Battle Casualties slightly higher.|
|18||Locations as above. 'B' Coy SBs contacted Bns with Miller James Carriers.|
|19||Locations as above. 48 casualties admitted to CCP, 40 of which were from one Bn. Majority of these cases were serious and mostly caused by mines.|
|20||Locations as above. Quiet in CCP. ADS admitted 6 Offrs 80 ORs mostly Battle Casualties. 'B' Coy SBs returned from Bns.|
|21||HQ and 'B' Coy same locations. Very quiet. 'A' Coy moved to LIESEL and joined 'B' Coy. Recce of location at HELENAVEEN carried out and 'A' Coy moved from LIESEL at 1700 hrs to school in HELENAVEEN. CCP was opened but few casualties admitted.|
|22||Locations as above. Very quiet.|
|24||'A' Coy recce'd site for CCP at VOORSTE HEES. No move.|
|Holland||25||HQ & 'B' Coy in same locations. 'A' Coy recce'd site for CCP at HOORST after moving with Bde convoy. Coy moved into HOORST 1630 hrs. Inter-Coy posting Capt Gaman to HQ, Lieut. Cooper to 'B' Coy.|
|26||Locations as above. 4 'A' Coy SBs sent to 9 Cams at 0730 hrs. Situation very quiet.|
|27||'A' Coy received warning order to be prepared to move. All Coys open in same locations. Still very quiet.|
|28||'A' Coy recce'd new location but found nothing suitable. Car Post established at ROEST 841136.|
|29||HQ & 'B' Coy moved in independent groups to SEVENUM. ADS opened in school with FTU and FSU attached. 'A' Coy remained at HOORST with exception of personnel manning Car Post. Very quiet in all locations.|
|30||ADS open SEVENUM. 'B' Coy closed in support. 'A' Coy located at HOORST with Car Post at 841136. Very quiet. Weather during the month very wet.|
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