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|Army Form C.2118|
|Unit: 2 Welsh Guards|
|Month and Year: December 1944||(Erase heading not required).||Commanding Officer:|
|MUNSTERGELEEN||12||1400||Welsh Guards Gp O.O. No 1 on Op 'SHEARS' issued.||Appx 'A'.|
|13||Op 'SHEARS' cancelled.|
|16||1800||Bn relieved in the line by a Unit of 7th Armd Div.|
|17||1400||Bn moved to new area BOCHOLT 4958 Sheet 4 1/100,000.||Appx 'B'.|
|BOCHOLT||20||0930||Bn moved to new area HAECHT 8268 Sheet 8 1/100,000.||Appx 'C'.|
|HAECHT||21||0800||Bn moved to new area JODOIGNE 9740, Sheet 56 1/100,000. Maintenance was done for 3 days in this area. No 2 Sqn was placed under comd 1 WG. 'Y' Bty 21 A/Tk Regt RA came under comd the Bn. Bn finds a mobile patrol for the town.||Appx 'E'.|
|JODOIGNE||24||2130||Received Warning Order to move at 1st Light on 25 Dec to NAMUR Area, later ordered to be in posn SOUTH of NAMUR by 1st Light.||Appx 'F'.|
|25||0600||Bn moved to take up posns.|
|NAMUR 9810||25-27||Posns were manned in area 0803 – 0701 and patrols were sent out but no contact was made.|
|JODOIGNE||28||Bn posns taken over by Unit of 5 Para Bde, 6 Airborne Div, and Bn returns to area JODOIGNE.||Appx 'G'.|
|29||Christmas Day celebrated in the Bn.|
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Source: Jeroen Koppes, TracesOfWar.com.
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.