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|Army Form C.2118|
|Unit: 127 Town Major|
|Month and Year: November 1944||(Erase heading not required).||Commanding Officer: Captain E.W. Bartley RA|
|WEERT HOLLAND||1||1115||Four shells believed 88 mm landed near Town Hall.|
|1||1800||Evacuated part office on one 15 Cwt truck to north side of canal to HUSHOVEN owing to F.D.L's now being 4 Km away.|
|3||0900||Surveyed part of WEERT.|
|3||2130||Town shelled intermittently for half an hour about 12 shells beleived 88 mm landed in centre of town.|
|4||Interviewed applicants for position of interpretor.|
|4||Surveyed GELDROP with DAQMG 8 Corps.|
|6||1100||Arranged with owner for use by British Troops of local cinema.|
|6||Employed Mr Kolkman as interpretor.|
|8||1450||Surveyed WEERT with 12 Corps D.D.M.E. A.Q.M.G. & D.A.Q.M.G. decided position of 12 Corps H.Q. & 12 Corps Tps Workshops & 23 C.C.S.|
|9||Arranged accommodation for 107 H.A.A. Regt R.A., H.Q. 9 A.G.R.A. H.Q. 3 A.G.R.A , Rear H.Q. 53 Div & 2 F.D.S.'s & about 10 other units.|
|10||Arranged accommodation for 12 Corps C.R.E.|
|WEERT HOLLAND||14||1000||To Heeze met Major Wolf 1 F.D.S. and arranged for him to take over more accommodation from Baron van Tuijll at The Manor HEEZE|
|16||1500||Surveyed part of BUDEL Zinc Works, Schools.|
|20||1700||Captain Talbot R.T.R. sent as additional assistant by 10 Garrison.|
|27||1000||Surveyed Zinc Works at BUDEL with 12 Corps Claims Officer and directors of Zinc Works.|
|29||1030||Field Marshall Montgomery visited Rear H.Q. 53 Div.|
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Source: Jeroen Koppes, TracesOfWar.com, transcribing: Babs Vietje.
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.