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Army Form C.2118
Unit: 15 Bridging Platoon R.E.
Month and Year: August 1944 (Erase heading not required). Commanding Officer: Lt. G. Sumner R.E.
Place Date Hour Summary Reference
1   With 505 Fld Coy. Delivered Bailey eqpt. at 2330 hrs to ORBOIS bridge site.
2   Reloaded vehicles at Corps Fld Pk. Coy R.E. Delivered eqpt. to 233 Fld Coy at ANTONVILLE at 1330 hrs. Reloaded vehicles at Corps Fld Pk, Coy R.E. Delivered eqpt. to 505 Fld Coy at 2340 hrs. at FEUGEUROLLES-SUR-SEULLES.
3   Reloaded at Corps Fld Pk. Coy forward stores dump.
4   Checking of stores and cleaning of equipment.
5   Move to 235 Fld Pk Coy R.E.
6   Maintenance of vehicles.
7   Move to location MR 823512.
8   7 Tippers and 1 3 tonner attached to unit with RE Stores. 4 Armd Bulldozers attached for forthcoming operations.
9   Move to location 837446. 3 Bulldozers delivered to Fld Companies.
10   Move to location 830473 at 2350 hrs. 2 Bulldozers returned from 233 Fld Coy.
11   Completion of move. 2 Bulldozers delivered to 295 Fld Coy R.E.
12   All Bulldozers taken under control CRE 50 (N) Division.
13   No change.
14   Move to location ST. PIERRE with 295 Fld Coy.
15   Delivered bridging eqpt. to 295 Fld Coy at CONDE-SUR-NOIREAU bridge site.
16   Reloaded from Army Dump at Robin Cross roads.
17   Checking of eqpt. and cleaning of stores.
18   Joined 233 Fld Coy and moved to area AMBUSSON.
19   Move to new location according to operational programme.
20   Move to ECONCHE.
21   No move. Maintenance of vehicles and eqpt.
22   Move to ST. EVROULT-DU-BOIS. Supplied eqpt. to bridge site. Reloaded from R.A.S.C. Platoon attached to 233 Fld Coy.
23   Move to area ST OFFORTUNE.
24   No move. General maintenance.
25   No change.
26   Move to area LA CROIRE DU FRINCHE
27   Move to area MR 455693
28   No move.
29   Move at 2215 hrs, across the river Seine.
30   Arrived at new location at 0510 hrs and moved off at 1900 hrs to next location and arrived at 2210 hrs.
31   Move to area VILLARCOURT.

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Source: Jeroen Koppes, TracesOfWar.com.

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