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|Army Form C.2118|
|Unit: 'G' Branch, Main HQ 79 Armd Div|
|Month and Year: September 1944||(Erase heading not required).||Commanding Officer: Maj. Gen. Sir P.C.S. Hobart, KBE CB DSO MC|
|LES ESSARTS near BRIONNE||5||Main Div HQ moved to PREUSEVILLE near NEUFCHATEL.|
|PREUSEVILLE||8||Tac Div HQ moved to BLENDECQUES near ST OMER.|
|BLENDECQUES||10-12||Small Tac HQ accompanied Div Comd to Op ‘Astonia’ (assault on LEHAVRE) in which units of Div took part – viz two flail regts, 22 Dgns, 1 Lothians, 6 Aslt Regt RE and two Sqns Crocodiles from 141 RAC.|
|17||Main Div HQ rejoined Tac HQ.|
|18-20||Op “Wellhit” (the reduction of BOULOGNE) in which units of 79 Armd Div operated, viz: Flail Regt, 1 Lothians and 6 Aslt Regt RE and two Sqns Crocodiles from 141 RAC.|
|26||Main Div HQ moved from BLENDECQUES to NAZARETH, near GHENT, BELGIUM.||Appx ‘A’|
|26-30||Op “Undergo” (capture of CALAIS and CAP GRIS NEZ). Units of Div took part, viz: Two regts Flails, 22 Dgns, 1 Lothians, Two Sqns Crocodiles from 141 RAC and 6 Aslt Regt RE.|
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Source: Jeroen Koppes, 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.