National Archive Reference: WO 171/921
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|Place||Date||Hour||Summary of Events and Information|
|January 1 - 5||At sea|
|6||1250 hrs.||Disembarked and entrained at 1355 hrs.|
|4||Arrived at Wymondham, Norfolk at 0545 and moved to Battery area. The Battery took |
over from 149 A/Tk.Battery who had left a small rear party to preare for our
|arrival. They gave the battery an excellent welcome and their oranisation was |
|8 - 9||0900||Battery fatigues.|
|10||Instructions for leave received from R.H.Q. Leave roster to be in three parts, |
first two parties numbering 43 and 44 O.R's and including the 21 and 28 day leave
|people to depart on the 11 and 12 January respectively. The balance of the |
Battery to go on leave on their return.
|11||First leave party departs. Capt.R.J.Towers R.A. and Lt.L.Badger R.A. on leave.|
|12||Second leave party departs. Lt.N.M.Anderson R.A. on leave.|
|13||Battery fatigues. Maj.E.T.Oakes M.C.,R.A. on leave, 2nd i/c takes over |
command of battery.
|14 - 19||Battery fatigues.|
|20||Lt.A.Mote R.A. and 7 O.R's join Regimental party of 25 drivers to proceed to |
Slough, Bucks. to collect 15 - 3 - tonners, 10 - 15 cwts. and 2 m/c's.
|21||Regimental party arrives at Slough at 0830 hrs. and conveyed to Burnham Beeches |
to collect vehicles. Convoy leaves Slough for Kimberley at 1415 hrs. arriving
|22 - 25||Battery Fatigues.|
|26||Div.Commander Maj.Gen.Erskine visited and inspected Battery area.|
|28||CO inspected billets and area regarding mens accommodation and potential vehicle |
|29 - 31||Battery fatigues.|