War Diary: 69th Infantry Brigade Workshop REME

Month and year: October 1944

The October 1944 War Diary for the 69th Infantry Brigade Workshop REME covering their continued work in Holland including the weekly summary of repair work jobs.

National Archive Reference: WO 171/652

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Page 1 of 4
PlaceDateHourSummary of Events and Information
VORKEL1-10-44Repair work cleared ready for movement
6675722-10-44Moved by sections to MR 667572 Sheet 5,
Holland scale 1:100,000
3-10-44Weekly Summary of Repair work completed: Total 55
ie 2 A Vehs, 13 B Vehs. 4 Telecom 25 Instruments
1 Gun & 10 Small arms & miscellanious
4-10-44 to 9-10-44Normal wksp proceedure
10-10-44Weekly Summary of Repair work completed, 220 jobs ie
7 A Vehs, 27 B Vehs. 67 Telecom, 49 Instruments, 9 Guns
61 small arms & miscellanious
Page 2 of 4
PlaceDateHourSummary of Events and Information
66757210-10-440830moved to BEUNINGEN MR: 645643 Sheet 5
Holland, scale 1:100,000
11-10-44 to 15-10-44Normal wksp proceedure
16-10-44Arrangements made for all Tps to accommodate
requisitioned billets, barns & other properties
17-10-44Weekly Summary of Repair work completed, 220 jobs ie
7 A Vehs, 27 B Vehs. 17 Telecom, 29 Instruments,
7 Guns & 95 small arms & miscellanious
all personnel billetted
18-10-44Brigadier 69 Bde called - Routine visit
Page 3 of 4
PlaceDateHourSummary of Events and Information
64564319-10-44Unit Tpt moved out of field which wksp
was operating from & dispersed in immediate
vicinity along road side, This HQ office
now being situated MR 648639 Sheet 5 Holland
scale 1:100,000
64863920-10-44 to 23-10-44Normal wksp proceedure
24-20-44Weekly Summary of Repair work completed, 1304 jobs
ie 5 A Vehs, 23 B Vehs. 22 Telecom, 43 Instruments,
17 Guns & 1194 small arms & miscellanious
This figure includes large number of Sten Guns
modified
Page 4 of 4
PlaceDateHourSummary of Events and Information
64863925-10-44 to 30-10-44Normal wksp proceedure
31-10-44Weekly Summary of Repair work completed, 652 jobs
ie 6 A Vehs, 21 B Vehs. 48 Telecom, 22 Instruments,
16 Guns & 539 small arms & miscellanious
General
AF's W300B & W3009B attached to Original
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