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War Diary: 69th Infantry Brigade Workshop REME

Month and year: September 1944

The September 1944 War Diary for the 69th Infantry Brigade Workshop REME covering the workshops advance into Holland.

National Archive Reference: WO 171/652

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Page 1 of 5
Place Date Hour Summary of Events and Information
Area BERNOUVILLE FRANCE 1-9-44 0700 moved to MR 015342 Sheet 14 France Scale 1:100,000
(area CROISSY) and leagured for the night
CROISSY 2-9-44 0930 moved via AMIENS to MR 218810 Sheet 10 France
Scale 1:100,000, arrived aprox 1430 hrs and
opened up wksp for repairs etc.
218810 3-9-44 1100 CREME called re further movement
5-9-44 Weekly Summary of Repair work completed -
Total 96 ie 43 B Vehs, 17 A Vehs. 7 Telecom
12 Instruments & 17 miscellanious
6-9-44 moved via arras, Carvin, a Section to MR
858317 Sheet 7 Belgium & NE France Scale 1:100,000
& leagured for the night
Page 2 of 5
Place Date Hour Summary of Events and Information
858317 7-9-44 0930 moved via meerbeek, Meerbeek Hal and Brussels to
area MECHLIN. MR 740710 Sheet 3 1:250,000
N.W. Europe
740710 9-9-44 1700 moved via mechlin to West MEERBEEK MR
J975770 Sheet 3 1:250,000 NW Europe
975770 10-9-44 CREME called & advised that we were to
open up wksp
12-9-44 Weekly Summary of Repair work completed. Total
71 jobs ie 16 B Vehs, 6 A Vehs. 12 Telecom
16 Instruments 2 Guns & 19 miscellanious
Page 3 of 5
Place Date Hour Summary of Events and Information
975770 13-9-44 0750 moved via DIEST to ZELEM MR K150675 &
leagured, - opened up wksp.
15-9-44 0800 Cleared repair work, & prepared to move
1900 moved via BERENGEN to MR K250800 Sheet
3 NW Europe Scale 1:250,000 & arrived
approx 1900 hrs
250800 16-9-44 to 18-9-44 Normal wksp Repairs
19-9-44 Weekly Summary of Repair Work completed - Total
100 jobs ie 21 B Vehs 12 A Vehs, 16 Telecom
29 Instruments, 3 Guns and 19 micellanious
Page 4 of 5
Place Date Hour Summary of Events and Information
250800 20-9-44 to 22-9-44 Nothing worthy of note
23-9-44 1315 moved to AALST - MR 430135 NW Europe
1:250000, Sheet 3 & Leagured for Repair
wk
430135 24-9-44 to 25-9-44 Normal wksp proceedure
26-9-44 Weekly Summary of Repair Work completed - Total
24 jobs ie 14 B Vehs 3 A Vehs, 1 Telecom
3 Instruments, 3 micellanious
28-9-44 1030 Moved to VOLKEL MR 590407 Sheet 5 Holland
1,100,000 & opened up wksp for repair etc
Page 5 of 5
Place Date Hour Summary of Events and Information
VOLKEL 590407 30-9-44 1100 CREME called re further movement
General
AF's W300B & W3009B attached to Original
copy War Diary