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WAR DIARY
or
INTELLIGENCE SUMMARY
Army Form C.2118
Unit: 171 Company RASC
Month and Year: June 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer: Major Everingham, RASC
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
ALDERSHOT 1-3   Unit standing by waiting for orders to move to Marshalling Area.
3   AFW 3008 and 3009 f rendered to GHQ 2nd Echelon. Strength 14 Offrs 512 Ors. Appendix 'A'
4   Unit standing by waiting for orders to move to Marshalling Area. 1 OR posted to HQ RASC 11 Armd. Div.
5   Unit still standing by. 1 OR discharged hospital.
6   Unit still standing by. 1 OR discharged hospital.
7   Unit still standing by. 1 OR admitted hospital.
8   Unit still standing by. 1 OR admitted hospital.
9   Unit still standing by.
10   AFW 3008 and 3009 f rendered to GHQ 2nd Echelon. Strength 14 Offrs 512 Ors. Appendix 'B'
10   1 OR admitted hospital. 7 ORs posted to unit from 6 Ing. Bn. (Dvrs), 3 from 5 Ing Bn (Dvrs) and 7 from 9 Ing Bn (Dvrs). Str. 14 Offrs 529 Ors.
10 1300 1st Party (2 Offrs, 112 ORs) of Unit Main Party leave unit location for Marshalling. Remainder of unit standing by.
11   1st Party standing in Marshalling Area. Remainder of unit standing by in concentration area. 1 OR posted to unit from 613 C(M)T Coy RASC.
12   1st Party standing by in Marshalling Area. Remainder of unit standing by in concentration area. 1 OR admitted hospital and SOS of unit.
13   1st Party embarked. Remainder still standing by in concentration area. 1 OR adm hospital.
14 1030 Main body of main party leave concentration area for marshalling area arriving 1500. 1st Party on boat in transit.
15   Main body standing by in marshalling area. 1st Party on boat in transit.
16   Main body standing by in marshalling area.
16 1100 1st Party disembarked France.
17 1700 Main body in Marshalling Area receive orders to proceed to Port of Embarkation.
17   AFW 3008 and 3009 f rendered to GHQ 2nd Echelon. Str 14 Offrs 525 ORs. Appendix 'C'
18   Company on board tank landing craft in transit to France.
19 0230 Bulk of unit Main Party disembark France and proceeds to location at COLOMBIERS-SUR-SEULLES.
19 1700 Unit commences dumping programme for 15(S) Div.
20   Dumping programme for 15(S) Div contd.
21 0900 Supply point opened for whole div. 1 OR adm. 32 C.C.S. and evacuated to England.
FRANCE 22 0900 Supply point opened for whole div.
23   Unit dumping ammunition for Div.
24   Div RASC split into Commodity Coys for Division offensive.
24 1700 SAP formed to adv behind Bde.
24   AFW 3008 and 3009 f rendered to GHQ 2nd Echelon. Str in theatre of ops 12 Offrs 371 ORs. Resides 2 Offrs. 153 Ors. Appendix 'D'
25 0930 Replenishment Points formed in location.
26 0930 do
26   1 OR reported missing.
27 1000 Replenishment Points formed in location.
27 1400 Unit moves to location on Div. Centre Line at PIERREPONT.
28 0930 Replenishment Points formed in location.
29 0930 Replenishment Points formed in location.
30 0930 [] to Bde Basis. Replenishment Point formed in unit location.

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Source: Jeroen Koppes, TracesOfWar.com.

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