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WAR DIARY
or
INTELLIGENCE SUMMARY
Army Form C.2118
Unit: 171 Company RASC
Month and Year: July 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer: Major Everingham, RASC
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
FRANCE 1 1030 Replenishment Point in company location.
1   A.F.W. 3008 and A.F.W. 3009 f rendered to GHQ 2nd Echelon. Strength of unit in theatre of operations 14 Offrs 370 ORs. Appendix 'A'
2 1030 Replenishment Point in company location.
2 2230 Residue (Priority) Party (35 ORs) joined unit in theatre of operations from U.K.
3 1030 Replenishment Point held in Unit location nothing further to report.
4 1030 Replenishment Point held in Unit location nothing further to report.
5 1100 Replenishment Point held in Unit location nothing further to report.
6 1030 Replenishment Point held in Unit location nothing further to report.
7 1030 Replenishment Point held in Unit location nothing further to report.
7   1 OR admitted to hospital and SOS of unit.
8 1030 Normal replenishment point in company location. 1 OR discharged from hospital and retaken on str.
8   AFW 3008 and 3009 f rendered to GHQ 2nd Echelon. Appendix 'B'
FRANCE 8   Strength of Unit in Theatre of Ops – Offrs 14 ORs 405.
9 1030 Replenishment Point held in company location. 2 ORs admitted to hospital and S.O.S. of unit.
10 1100 Replenishment Point held in company location.
11 1130 Replenishment Point held in company location.
12 1030 Replenishment Point held in company location.
13 1030 Replenishment Point held in company location.
13 2300 Residue (non priority) party (2 Offrs 115 ORs) join unit.
14   Normal Replenishment Point held in company location.
15 1030 Normal Replenishment Point held in company location.
15   AFW 3008 and 3009 f rendered to GHQ 2nd Echelon. Appendix 'C'
15   Strength of Unit in Theatre of Operations 14 Offrs 519 Ors.
16   Normal Replenishment Point held in coy location.
17   Normal Replenishment Point held in coy location.
FRANCE 18   Replenishment Point held in coy location.
19 1100 Replenishment Point held over the ORNE. 71 E of CAEN 1 OR injured in m/cycle accident and evacuated to UK. 1 OR admitted to hospital and SOS.
20   Orders received to recce location across the ORNE NE of CAEN. “Lying-in” party sent but order to move cancelled. Normal replenishment point held.
21 1115 Unit moved location from PIERREPONT to ROTS. Normal replenishment point held. A.P. under shell-fire – 2 ORs seriously wounded.
22   Normal replenishment point.
22   AFW 3008 and 3009 f rendered to GHQ 2nd Echelon. Appendix 'D'
22   Strength of Unit – 14 Offrs 517 ORs.
23   Normal replenishment point held. A.P. returns to unit location.
FRANCE 24   Normal replenishment point held. 1 OR posted to 77DS, 1 to 18 LFA and 1 to 76 Fd Hyg Sec. 1 OR posted to unit from 18 LFA.
25 1030 Replenishment point held in coy location. 1 OR admitted to hospital with Petrol burns.
26 1030 Normal replenishment.
26 1415 Unit visited by Brigadier Roscoe Harvey Comd 29 Armd Bde who spoke to all N.C.O.s
27   14 ORs posted to unit from 37 RHU
28   Unit received orders to move location from ROTS to an area 4 miles north of BALLEROY.
28 1005 Coy left ROTS and arrived location at 1815 hrs.
29   Unit moved location to an area 5 miles south of BALLEROY. Normal replenishment point.
29   AFW 3008 and 3009 f rendered to GHQ 2nd Echelon. Appendix 'E'
29   Strength of Unit – Offrs 14 ORs 528.
30 1045 Replenishment Point in coy location.
31 1100 Replenishment Point in coy location.

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Source: Jeroen Koppes, TracesOfWar.com.

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