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War Diary: 1st Fife and Forfar Yeomanry

Month and year: June 1944

June 1944 War Diary for 1st Fife and Forfar Yeomanry in the ROTHBURY area and training at KIRKCUDBRIGHT and CREETOWN AFV Ranges

National Archive Reference: WO 171/1518

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Page 1 of 3
Place Date Hour Summary of Events and Information
ROTHBURY 6 Two "B" vehs recd by the Regt today
2/Lieut GHT Cleaver to be ws/Lieut w.e.f. 28 May 44
12 10 CHURCHILL II B tks recd by the Regt today
13 54 "B" vehs recd by the Regt today
2/Lieut H.C. Thompson to be ws/Lieut w.e.f. 12 Jun 44
16 12 "B" vehs recovered by the Regt today
QM, Recce Party "a" Sqn Advanced Party
???? Advance Party proceeded to KIRKCUDBRIGHT
17 "A" Sqn main party proceed to KIRKCUDBRIGHT,
NETHERLAW_FM for the purpose of firing at
KIRKCUDBRIGHT and CREETOWN AFV Ranges"
Page 2 of 3
Place Date Hour Summary of Events and Information
17 Advance RHQ afened NETHERLAW HOUSE, AFV Range
KIRKCUDBRIGHT
18 HQ advance party departed for AFV Ranges
FOUR "B" vehhs recd by the Regt today.
19 Recce and HQ Sqn Gunners departed for AFV Ranges
20 "B" Sqn advance party departed for AFV Ranges
21 ONE CHURCHILL VII tk recd by the Regt today
22 "e" Sqn advance party proceeded to AFV Range.
23 "e" Sqn main body departed for AFV Ranges
Page 3 of 3
Place Date Hour Summary of Events and Information
KIRKCUDBRIGHT 24 Range Practises during the period 21 June 44 and 30 June 44
included firing at classification ranges KIRKCUDBRIGHT and
AFV Range CREETOWN, and battle practices
ROTHBURY SEVEN "B" vehs recd by the Regt today.
25 FIVE CENTUAR III TWO CROMWELL V and THREE CROMWELL VI tks taken over on charge from
15/19 H