National Archive Reference: WO 171/865
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|Place||Date||Hour||Summary of Events and Information|
|Map ref. 1"||1.1.44 - 3.1.44||At sea.|
|Ordnance Survey||4.1.44||Arrived at a Scottish port.|
|of England &||5.1.44||Preparing to disembark.|
|Wales Sheet 66.||6.1.44||The unit was disembarked and transported by rail to BRANDON Norfolk. |
The camp was situated at Didlington 2415.
|1800||Guard Mounting Parade.|
|This constituted a normal day's routine.|
|8.1.44||) Normal Routine|
|10.1.44||) Normal Routine.|
|11.1.44||) A portion of the regiment went on leave each day, leaving only a small number|
|12.1.44||) for the purpose of guarding the camp. Scale of leave:- |
Men who had served less than two years abroad - 2 weeks.
|" " " " over two & less than four years abroad - 3 weeks. |
" " " " over four years abroad - 4 weeks.
|13.1.44 to 31.1.44||Normal Routine.|
|Major CRISP DSO MC commanded the unit during the transit period.|
|Lt Col CARVER DSO MC commanded the unit from 22.1.44.|