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Army Form C.2118
Unit: "G" Branch, HQ 79 Armd Div
Month and Year: May 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer: Maj. Gen. Sir P.C.S. Hobart, KBE CB DSO MC
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
SAXMUNDHAM 4   Exercise Hijo – Div HQ. Appx ‘A’
10   79 Armd Div Order of Battle & Location List dated 10 May issued. Appx ‘B’
14   79 Armd Div O.O. No. 2 issued. Appx ‘C’
18   Appx ‘B’ to 79 Armd Div O.O. No. 2 issued. Appx ‘D’
BARNS GREEN, HORSHAM 23 0900 Main HQ 79 Armd Div closed at SAXMUNDHAM and opened “Muntham”, BARNES GREEN, Nr. HORSHAM, Sussex.
26   Amdt. No. 1 to 79 Armd Div Order of Battle & Location Statement issued. Appx ‘E’

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Source: Jeroen Koppes, TracesOfWar.com, transcribing: Hans Houterman.

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