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|Army Form C.2118|
|Unit: 31 Tank Bde|
|Month and Year: December 1944||(Erase heading not required).||Commanding Officer: Brig. G.S. Knight|
|WEERT||1||HQ finally moved into new location at K.589978.|
|2||Tac HQ from Drewforce rejoined Main HQ. Tac HQ consisting of Brig. G.S. Knight, Capt. W.B. Pain, Lt. T. Chadwick moved to area 44 Bde.||Op Instr No. 21 and 22 issued|
|3||W. Dgns ceased to be under comd for ops.|
|3||Tac HQ moved back to Main HQ after successful completion of Op Guildford.|
|5||22 Dgns moved to new area.|
|6||87 Aslt Sqn RE moved to area EERSEL (K.3109).|
|6||141 RAC ceased to be under comd for ops.|
|8||42 Aslt Regt RE ceased to be under comd for ops.|
|HAPERT||9||1 FF Yeo less B and RHQ ceased to be under comd for ops.|
|9||1 Sqn HQ and 3 Tps Buffaloes placed in sp 30 Armd Bde for ops.|
|9||This HQ moved to HAPERT 272108.|
|10||6 Aslt Regt RE ceased to be under comd for ops.|
|12||22 Dgns ceased to be in sp of Second Army and went into 21 Army Gp reserve. Still remains under comd this fmn.|
|13||Col. Drew and Capt. Tucker to 'F' Wing.|
|17||141 RAC under comd of this HQ at 1230 hrs. Moved to E.343048.|
|18||1 F&F Yeo under Comd this fmn moved to E387157 1330 hrs.|
|22||1 Cdn APC Regt & 49 APC Regt under comd this HQ 220700A.||Op Instr No. 22 issued.|
|J7140||22||49 APC Regt placed under op comd 30 Armd Bde.|
|K072704||22||0700||141 RAC passed to comd 30 Armd Bde.|
|22||0700||11 R Tks passed to under comd 30 Armd Bde as parent fmn remains under this HQ for ops.|
|23||1800||W Dgns & 42 ARE under op comd this HQ.|
|28||1900||W Dgns 42 ARE & A & C Sqns 1 FF Yeo placed in Exfor res.|
|29||1200||Tac 1 FF Yeo rejoins regt under comd this fmn.|
|31||1200||141 RAC ceased to be under comd 30 Armd Bde. Moved to area EIJKEREIND E3405 under comd this HQ.|
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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.