National Archive Reference: WO 171/837
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|Place||Date||Hour||Summary of Events and Information||References to Appendices|
|BRIGHTON.||Jun 44||2 HCR was waterproofing vehs. As much as possible weapon trg and fire trg on|
the S. DOWNS Trg Area was carried out..
|20||Jun||2 HCR moved to a tented camp at PADDOCKHURST in the 8 Corps Tps Residues Conc Area.|
|2 HCR was now Priority Residues with the exception of the Corps Comd Protection|
Tp (Lieut Creswell) which proceeded abroad with 8 Corps Tac HQ.
|Move Order Appx A|
|26||Jun||2 HCR was inspected by F.M. Lord Birdwood, G.C.S.I. Afterwards a Sports Day was|
held. Lt Col Abel Smith was sick at home and the parade was comd by 2 IC, Major
Sir Peter Grant Lawson. As usual on such occasions the weather was vile.
|2 HCR Adm Order Nos. 5,6,7.|
|2 HCR was having a long period of waiting but already in the enclosed type of|
fighting taking place inthe NORMANDY Bridgehead there was no role for an Armd
Car Regt at this stage.
|Appx C, D,E|