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War Diary: 5th Battalion Royal Tank Regiment

Month and year: January 1944

The 5th Royal Tank Regiment (5 RTR) January 1944 War Diary mentions the unit arriving in Clydebank on HMT Cameronia and their transport down to Freckenham Camp where the bn prepared to go on leave.

National Archive Reference: WO 171/867

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Place Date Hour Summary of Events and Information
Sea 1 ) At Sea
2 ) "
3 ) "
Scotland 4 0400 Convoy drops anchor off GURROCH Clyde.
5 1130 HMT CAMERONIA docks at Clydebank
2215 Left GLASGOW for East Anglia
East Anglia 6 1230 Arrived SHIPPEA HILL Station
East Anglia. Transported
on lorries to FRECKENHAM CAMP
Freckenham Camp 7 Bn Prepares to go on leave in
batches at intervals as
organised by Division.
9 to 31 No event