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    War Diary: 65th Norfolk Yeomanry Regiment

    Month and year: March 1944

    The 65th Norfolk Yeomanry Anti Tank Regiment March 1944 war diary covers the units time in the UK in the Kimberley area

    National Archive Reference: WO 171/921

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    PlaceDateHourSummary of Events and Information
    Training proceded with less interruption during this month as we are now fairly
    well used to all the admin problems etc. Equipment continually arrives as also
    do personnel.
    Training for such things as driving of L.C.Ts. (practised on a Watersplash built
    by Div R.Es. ) and cooperation with other arms is starting, though not until 22 March
    is any proper exercise undertaken. Firing both 17 Pdrs and S.P. 3" is carried out
    at HOLME and FOULNESS ranges respectively.
    Kimberley. 22nd.Exercise with 131 Bde.
    "24th.Exercise with 8 Armd Bde.
    "28th.Officers practise observation of indirect fire from 25 Pdrs, as training for
    similar shooting with M.10s when we get H.E. ammunition.
    "30th.2 new officers join.