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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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    PlaceDateHourSummary of Events and Information
    Sea1 )At Sea
    2 )"
    3 )"
    Scotland40400Convoy drops anchor off GURROCH Clyde.
    51130HMT CAMERONIA docks at Clydebank
    2215Left GLASGOW for East Anglia
    East Anglia61230Arrived SHIPPEA HILL Station
    East Anglia. Transported
    on lorries to FRECKENHAM CAMP
    Freckenham Camp7Bn Prepares to go on leave in
    batches at intervals as
    organised by Division.
    9 to 31No event