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Army Form C.2118
Unit: 15 Bridging Platoon R.E.
Month and Year: December 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer: Lt. G. Sumner R.E.
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
NIJMEGEN 1   Unit leaves location at NIJMEGEN and travel with 235 Field Park Company R.E. Arrive at MOORSLEDE at 200 hrs.
MOORSLEDE 2   C.R.E. addresses all officers and agts on change of Roll of Div R.E. to G.H.Q. Troops R.E. O.C. addresses unit on change of Roll.
3   4 3 tonners, 1 15cwt, and 2 M/Cycles changed with 124 Field Regt. R.A.
4   Inspection of new Transport and unit billets.
5   Maj. General D.A.H. Graham C.B. C.B.E. D.S.O. M.C. addresses all ranks giving reasons for change of roll of Div.
6   Unit area and equipment inspected. Maintenance of equipment.
7   Maintenance continued.
8   2 O.R's attended presentation of awards by G.O.C. in C.
9   No works.
10   Church Service. Lecture of Bailey Bridge given to N.C.O's and Sg Officers of 235 Field Park Company R.E.
11   Unit on 12 hrs notice to move. 1 Spr. posted to 235 and 1 Spr T.OS from 235.
MOORSLEDE 12   Prepare to move.
13   Move to MILL.
14   Unit billets in MILL. Improvements made to them.
15   Unloading Bailey Equipment and checking of stores.
16   14 3 tonners report to Field Coy's for Road Works. Rear Party from MOORSLEDE arrives.
17   Bailey Equipment handed over to 15 G.H.Q. Troops R.E.
18-21   All 3 tonners on Road Works. Remainder of personnel on G.1098 check and cleaning.
22   Anti-Paratroop measures taken. All vehicles immobilised at night.
23   O.P site reccd and Guard placed on duty.
24   2 Drivers and 2 Sappers admitted to hospital suffering from petrol burns after explosion of Hydro-Burner.
25   Xmas Day. Afternoon off.
26   2 Drivers posted to this unit from 39 R.H.U.
27-31   All vehicles on road works. All other personnel on Guard duties.

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