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|Army Form C.2118|
|Unit: 15 Bridging Platoon R.E.|
|Month and Year: September 1944||(Erase heading not required).||Commanding Officer: Lt. G. Sumner R.E.|
|1||Moved with 233 Field Coy. to area GENTELLES (near AMIENS)|
|2||No move. Maintenance.|
|3||Moved to area ARRAS.|
|4||Joined 505 Field Coy and moved to area GINDECOURT.|
|5||No move. Maintenance.|
|6||Moved with 505 Field Coy into BRUSSELS.|
|7||Moved to area West of WESTERLOO under C.R.Es arrangement. 12 recce boats and 2 assault boats issued to 69 Brigade for assault crossing of the ALBERT CANAL.|
|8||1 Jeep destroyed by enemy action. No casualties.|
|9||Move to area East of WESTERLOO 1 FBE Platoon and 1 Bailey Platoon join Unit. Bailey equipment used by 505 Field Coy. and refilled by 3rd Division.|
|10||No move. 1 CSR unit and 4 assault units join the unit.|
|11||F.B.E. used by 233 to repair damaged bridge on ALBERT CANAL.|
|12||F.B.E. platoon refilled at 128 Bridging Coy. CSR unit withdrawn by 703 Coy. and replaced by 128 Coy.|
|13||FBE and Bailey Platoons return to 128 Bridging Company.|
|14||Moved to area DIEST and joined 235 Field Park Company.|
|15||No move. Maintenance.|
|16||Move to area BOURG LEOPOLD. With 235 Field Park Company.|
|17||No move. Church Parade.|
|18||Move to 233 Field Coy at MR 341908 at 1940 hrs.|
|19||Standing by for move with 69 Brigade.|
|20||Move at 2300 hrs with 69 Brigade en route to NIJMEGEN.|
|21||Brigade column broken. Halted and took up defence position south of ST. OEDENRODE.|
|23||Rest of 69 Brigade column moved into NIJMEGEN. No move for the Unit.|
|24||Delivered equipment to 505 Field Coy. at VIESHOT at 2300 hrs. Unit area under fire from mortar and Artillery.|
|25||Refilled at 1631 Pl. 128 Br. Coy. at EINDHOVEN a 1600 hrs. Delivered equipment to 235 Fd Pk Coy RE at DONK and 100 Fd Coy at BEEK.|
|26||Refilled at 508 Corps Fd Pk Coy at EINDHOVEN. Moved to area DONK.|
|27||Moved to 235 Fd Pk Coy RE at area BOEKEL.|
|28||Devilered equipment to 295 Fd Coy RE at ST. HUBERT.|
|29||Refilled at 508 Corps Fd Pk Coy RE dump at EINDHOVEN.|
|30||No move. Day of rest.|
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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.