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Instructions regarding War Diaries and Intelligence Summaries are contained in F.S. Regs., Vol. 1. and the Staff Manual respectively Title pages will be prepared in manuscript.

Army Form C.2118
Unit: 3 Scots Guards
Month and Year: May 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer:
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
Eastwell Park 1   Patrolling courses for Squadron Recce Officers and senior Troop Leaders under Major S.J. CUTHBERT (1 week).
Eastwell Park 2   2/Lieutenant A.K. McC. ELLIOTT
2   2/Lieutenant T.E.P. GILPIN
2   2/Lieutenant J.C.J. SHEARER
2   joined the Battalion for attachment.
Eastwell Park 3   Nothing to report.
Eastwell Park 4   24 hours rest period per man per week regulation came into force.
Eastwell Park 5   Battalion moved from camp in EASTWELL Park into EASTWELL House.
5   Recce Troop, ‘T’ Squadron to WALNUT TREE Farm.
Eastwell Park 6-7   Nothing to report.
Eastwell Park 8   Firing at SHORNCLIFFE to practice new 75mm guns (Vernier locks).
Eastwell Park 8-16   Anti-Aircraft Troop (Commander Lieutenant E.C.H. WARNER) carried out operational role at SHORNCLIFFE.
Eastwell Park 15   The Lieutenant-Colonel commanding the Regiment visited the Battalion.
Eastwell Park 17   Nothing to report.
Eastwell Park 18   Battalion Signals Exercise “TWICE”.
18   Arrival of two LOCUST light tanks for Recce Troop.
Eastwell Park 19   Exercise “BIRDCAGE”.
19   Practice “Stand-to” 1700 hours till 0300horus 20 May, based on Battalion Defence Scheme.
Eastwell Park 20-22   Nothing to report.
Eastwell Park 23-24   BRIGADE Signals Exercise “SLASHER” - G net, Q net, Tech assistance and Battalion net.
Eastwell Park 24   The Major-General Commanding BRIGADE OF GUARDS visited the Battalion.
Eastwell Park 25   BRIGADE Signals Exercise “RAMSAY”. G and Q nets only.
25   Intelligence Officers manned rear link sets
25   Battalion Signals Exercise “SNAP”.
Eastwell Park 26   Battalion Signals Exercise “POKER”.
Eastwell Park 27   75mm firing at SHORNCLIFFE.
Eastwell Park 28-29   Nothing to report.
Eastwell Park 30   Exercise “TRUBSHAW”.
30   The BRIGADE attended a Divine Service in CANTERBURY Cathedral.
30   Address by the Archbishop of CANTERBURY.
30   The BRIGADE Commander took the salute at March Past. Appendix B.
30   Holiday for the BRIGADE.
Eastwell Park 31   Leave travel regulation modified to 25 miles radius.

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