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Army Form C.2118
Unit: 517 Det. No. 5 CA Group.
Month and Year: November 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer: Major D.B. McDonald, R.E.
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
NIJMEGEN 1   Under comd 312 Det.
NIJMEGEN 2 1115 Message from 30 Corps Rear: 517 Det reverts to under direct comd SCAO 30 Corps forthwidth
NIJMEGEN 6 1400 Capt. C.F.R. Bagnall reported for temporary attachment during the absence of Capt Blair on compassionate leave.
NIJMEGEN 7   30 Corps CA Staff Instruction No 21 Copy 10 received.
NIJMEGEN 9 1100 Col Welch O.C. 5 CA Group visited detachment.
NIJMEGEN 10 1030 Complied with instructions contained in 30 Corps CA Staff Inst No 21. Departed 170 St Annastraat NIJMEGEN 1030 hrs.
TILBURG 10   Reported to 5 CA Group TILBURG 1632, 54 Zomerstraat occupied at 1430 hrs. Reported location.
TILBURG 18 1415 Message received from 5 CA Group to deploy under comd 30 Corps on 19 Nov 44.
TILBURG 19   Departed TILBURG for deployment 0930 hrs. Reported to 30 Corps Rear 1445 hrs. Received instructions to set up HQ at SITTARD.
SITTARD 20   Location reported to 30 Corps as follows: Hotel de Prins, 19 Rijksweg Zuid, SITTARD. Map Ref 685685. 30 Corps CA Staff Op Instrs No 23 Copy No 1 received.
SITTARD 24   30 Corps CA Staff Op Instrs No 23 completed.
SITTARD 25   Message received from 30 Corps Rear to remove to other accn by 1000 hrs 26 Nov.
SITTARD 26 1000 Hotel de Prins vacated. H.Q. set up at 75 Steinweg, SITTARD.
SITTARD 27   Reported location.
SITTARD 28   Vacated 75 Steinweg, set up H.Q. in 6 Stationstraat, SITTARD. Reported location.

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Source: Jeroen Koppes, TracesOfWar.com.

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