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WAR DIARY
or
INTELLIGENCE SUMMARY
Army Form C.2118
Unit: 203 Det. Civil Affairs
Month and Year: December 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer: Lt. Col. H.F.S. Magnus, MBE, MC
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
1   One soldier dyptheria in EINDHOVEN.
3   Complaint, troops felling trees BAKEL HELMOND road.
4   Maximum price for cigarettes Black Market Fl. 3.50 for 20.
5   Fl 580. stolen from house in HELMOND by soldiers.
6   Ex German coal stocks issued to Army units by D.I.D.
6   Waste Oil from Second Army to improve town gas. 8 cases typhoid EINDHOVEN.
7   Major Masters came on to Det. strength. Food protest meeting at VELDHOVEN.
8   Two German deserters discovered at SOMMERON.
11   Boy shot by Br. soldier at STIPHOUT, accidential. Garrison Commander called meeting to hasten unloading of food trains which were blocking railhead.
12   Report of N.M.A. Court held at HELMOND 29th Nov. 5 convictions for possession of W.D. property, 3 to 6 months.
15   Det. came under command First Cdn. Army.
16   Flying bomb EINDHOVEN, 16 killed, 47 wounded. Two cases V.D. confirmed EINDHOVEN.
17   A.P. Bombs at GELDROP, 3 civilians and one solider killed, 11 injured.
18   Two bombs HELMOND, 4 civilians wounded.
18   Internal Postal Service within 24 Km radius EINDHOVEN excluding HELMOND commenced.
19   Telephone Service for special subscribers between EINDHOVEN HELMOND.
20   Boy killed by mine at ASTEN.
22   One case V.D. certified EINDHOVEN.
23   2 Bombs EINDHOVEN, 2 bombs HELMOND, 6 killed, 13 wounded.
26   2 Bombs EINDHOVEN, 3 soldiers wounded.
28 0730 Flying Bomb went over S.W. direction.

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Source: Jeroen Koppes, TracesOfWar.com.

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