|Title||Normandy notes on operation 231 INF BDE 6&7 June 44|
|Description||Notes on the 231 infantry brigade headquarters during 6th June 1944 and the following days.|
|June 6th||0730 hrs||AVREs touch down|
|0735||1 HAMPS touch down.|
|0745||1 DORSET " "|
|0750||Tac Bde left NITH|
|0905||" " touched down|
|0930||LES ROQUETTES captured by 1 DORSET|
|0950||R.M. Commando landed|
|1425|| Pt 54 (BUHOT) captured by 1 DORSET.|
2 DEVON held up EAST of RYES.
LE HAMEL nearly clear.
|1700|| RYES captured by 2 DEVON.|
CABANE gunpositions captured by 1 HAMPS
|1900||Radar Station at ARROMANCHES captured by 1 HAMPS with troops entering ARROMANCHES.|
|June 7th||0900||2 DEVON captured Pt 76 MASSE FR CRADAILLE and moving towards ST ROSIERE and LONGUE Batteries.|
|1050||2 DEVON in LONGUE village|
|1120||2 DEVON captured LONGUE Bty - 120 PW - 60 killed, 1 HAMPS captured MANVIEUX|
|1300|| Sitrep(.) 2 DEVON area LONGUE - MASSE DE CRADIALLE|
- ST ROSIERE (.) 1 DORSET area RYES with one
Coy and carrier sec in BAZENVILLE mopping up (.)
1 HAMPS area. SOUTH of ARROMANCHES (.) 47 RM
Commando reported in PORT EN BASSIN fighting hard
|June 8th||0615|| 2 DEVON ordered to move on PORT EN BESSIN and|
help 47 RM Commando.
1 DORSET completed mopping up in area. LE MANOIR -
BAZENVILLE during night.
|1200|| 2 DEVON captured locality 7887 - 1 DORSET under|
command 8 Armd Bde.
|1600|| 2 DEVON proceeding to Pt 72 to clear enemy after|
47 RM Commando now known to have captured PORT
EN BASSIN previous night.
|2359|| Sitrep (.) 2 DEVON area Pt 72 and COMMES (.)|
1 HAMPS at RYES and SOMMERVIEU (.) 1 DORSET
area AUDRIEU under command 8 Armd Bde.
|June 9th||2359|| Relief of 56 Bde at BAYEUX complete. 61 Recce|
|June 10th||During day patrol 1 HAMPS - 2 DEVON and 61 Recce|
proceeded fwd towards TRUNGY.
|June 11th||1300||2 DEVON reach line LI BELLE EPIN.|
1 HAMPS area L. BUTTE.
|1900||Counter attack on 2 DEVON.|
|June 12||1900||Small infiltration by enemy on 2 DEVON front.|
1 HAMPS moved to BERNIERES BOCAGE.
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