War Diary: 69th Infantry Brigade Workshop REME

Month and year: August 1944

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Page 1 of 6
PlaceDateHourSummary of Events and InformationReferences to Appendices
MR.820725 Sheet 7F/1 France 1/50,0001-8-44Weekly Summary of Repair Work Completed -
Total 254 jobs - ie. - 41 'B' Vehs. 3 'A' Vehs. 103 Telecom
26 Instruments + 81 miscellanious.
"2-8-44 to 6-8-44Nothing worthy of record - Normal wksp
proceedure.
7-8-44DDME & CREME 50 Div called, saw Majoy Coaten
re repairs progress etc; and forcoming move.
8-8-44Weekly Summary of Repair Work Completed -
Total 136 jobs - ie. - 20 'B' Vehs. 13 'A' Vehs. 17 Telecom
27 Instruments. 2 Guns. 57 miscellanious.
9-8-44Work cleared - Prepared to move
Page 2 of 6
PlaceDateHourSummary of Events and InformationReferences to Appendices
82072510-8-440545Unit moved by sections to MR 785553 and
arrived at new location approx 0645 hrs, camp
organised, commenced repair work.
7855311-8-44CREME visited this wksp.
14-8-44Major Coaten visited CREME re further movement.
15-8-44Weekly Summary of Repar Wotk completed - Total
148 ie. 29 B Vehs. 13 A Vehs. 37 Telecom
22 Instruments. 1 Gun. 48 miscellanious
18-8-44Work cleared - Prepared to move
Page 3 of 6
PlaceDateHourSummary of Events and InformationReferences to Appendices
7855319-8-441500moved to ATHIS MR 920271 Sheet 7F/5
France. arrived approx 2030 hrs. Movement
slow due to large nu,ber of Div & other
Tpt moving forward.
92027120-8-44Commenced work. CREME - Lt Col Rundle calledCheck spelling - check col from other page
"21-8-44Inclement weather. Repair work slowed down
"22-8-44Work cleared, prepared to move.
Weekly Summary of Repair Work Completed - Total
73. ie. 18 'B' Vehs 1 'A' Veh. 8 Telecom.
12 Instruments. 1 Gun. 33 miscellanious
Page 4 of 6
PlaceDateHourSummary of Events and InformationReferences to Appendices
92027123-8-441530moved forwards LEAGLE area, but leagured
at 0130 hrs 24/8/44 not having reached
destination due to traffic hold ups.
82542024-8-440600Moved on to Leagle area; to location MR
825420 sheet 8G France 1,100,000 - arrived
0900 hrs. Commenced wksp repairs. Lt Col
Rundle (CREME) called re further movement.
27-8-44Work cleared prepared to move.
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PlaceDateHourSummary of Events and InformationReferences to Appendices
35566229-8-441130DDME 30 Corps called; intends moving one of
the 3rd line wksps to this location at about
the same time as our departure.
Weekly Summary of repair work completed
Total 89 ie. 21 B Vehs 3 A Vehs. 43 Telecom.
8 Instruments. 1 Guns. 14 miscellanious
160050 Div Op Orders No3 Received from CREME
work cleared, prepared to move.
"30-8-441630moved out onto road; Didn't clear Pacy sur Eure
till 1900 hrs. Route Via Vernon to MR 550790
Sheet 7 France 1,250,000 where unit leagured for
the night.
"31-8-441100moved to MR 620950 area Bernouville; arrived approx
1500 hrs + Leagured for the night.
Page 6 of 6
PlaceDateHourSummary of Events and InformationReferences to Appendices
62095031-8-44General
AF's W3008 & W3009B appended to original
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