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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
Place Date Hour Summary of Events and Information
VORKEL 1-10-44 Repair work cleared ready for movement
667572 2-10-44 Moved by sections to MR 667572 Sheet 5,
Holland scale 1:100,000
3-10-44 Weekly 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 9-10-44 Normal wksp proceedure
10-10-44 Weekly 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
Place Date Hour Summary of Events and Information
667572 10-10-44 0830 moved to BEUNINGEN MR: 645643 Sheet 5
Holland, scale 1:100,000
11-10-44 to 15-10-44 Normal wksp proceedure
16-10-44 Arrangements made for all Tps to accommodate
requisitioned billets, barns & other properties
17-10-44 Weekly 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
18-10-44 Brigadier 69 Bde called - Routine visit
Page 3 of 4
Place Date Hour Summary of Events and Information
645643 19-10-44 Unit 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
648639 20-10-44 to 23-10-44 Normal wksp proceedure
24-20-44 Weekly 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
Place Date Hour Summary of Events and Information
648639 25-10-44 to 30-10-44 Normal wksp proceedure
31-10-44 Weekly 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
copy War Diary