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|Army Form C.2118|
|Unit: CE 8 Corps|
|Month and Year: May 1944||(Erase heading not required).||Commanding Officer: Brig. H.H.C. Sugden, DSO, OBE|
|OAC FARHAM||1||Ce visited RE 15 (S) Div|
|2||Ce visited RE 8 (S) Corps Tps|
|3||Ce visited CE 30 Corps. 1400 hrs CE attended demonstration Conger|
|4-7||Ce & Sore (int) engaged on Exercise "wake".|
|9||Order isued for return to normal locns of 101 & 224 Fd Coys RE. SO III (Stores) visited CE Second Army with forecast of stores for Exercise "Overlord".|
|10||CE visited CE Second Army|
|11||RE photo interpreter permanently attached to Corps HQ from Corps Tps RE|
|11||Report received from CRE 8 Corps Tps Trails of Ford Trackway carried out by 508 Fd Pk Coy RE|
|12||CE and SO II attended demonstration of Flails at ALDERSHOT. CE visited CE 1 Corps.|
|13||SO (Int) visited SO (Int) 2 Cdn Corps|
|15||Lecture by Corps Comd to all offrs of Corps HQ and Corps Tps|
|18||CE at conference -Corps Comd - 11 Arm Div|
|19||CEs rep attended Corps Medical Study Day|
|20||Ce visited RE 15 (S) Div|
|23||HQ took part in Wireless Exercise "Martha".|
|24-25||RE Exercise in Rd Recce from Air OPs ( exercise "Icarus") Taken part in by RE reps from all Divs and 8 Corps Tps RE|
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Source: Jeroen Koppes, TracesOfWar.com, transcribing: Theo Vervoort.
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.