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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
    PlaceDateHourSummary of Events and Information
    Area BERNOUVILLE FRANCE1-9-440700moved to MR 015342 Sheet 14 France Scale 1:100,000
    (area CROISSY) and leagured for the night
    CROISSY2-9-440930moved via AMIENS to MR 218810 Sheet 10 France
    Scale 1:100,000, arrived aprox 1430 hrs and
    opened up wksp for repairs etc.
    2188103-9-441100CREME called re further movement
    5-9-44Weekly Summary of Repair work completed -
    Total 96 ie 43 B Vehs, 17 A Vehs. 7 Telecom
    12 Instruments & 17 miscellanious
    6-9-44moved 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
    PlaceDateHourSummary of Events and Information
    8583177-9-440930moved via meerbeek, Meerbeek Hal and Brussels to
    area MECHLIN. MR 740710 Sheet 3 1:250,000
    N.W. Europe
    7407109-9-441700moved via mechlin to West MEERBEEK MR
    J975770 Sheet 3 1:250,000 NW Europe
    97577010-9-44CREME called & advised that we were to
    open up wksp
    12-9-44Weekly 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
    PlaceDateHourSummary of Events and Information
    97577013-9-440750moved via DIEST to ZELEM MR K150675 &
    leagured, - opened up wksp.
    15-9-440800Cleared repair work, & prepared to move
    1900moved via BERENGEN to MR K250800 Sheet
    3 NW Europe Scale 1:250,000 & arrived
    approx 1900 hrs
    25080016-9-44 to 18-9-44Normal wksp Repairs
    19-9-44Weekly 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
    PlaceDateHourSummary of Events and Information
    25080020-9-44 to 22-9-44Nothing worthy of note
    23-9-441315moved to AALST - MR 430135 NW Europe
    1:250000, Sheet 3 & Leagured for Repair
    43013524-9-44 to 25-9-44Normal wksp proceedure
    26-9-44Weekly Summary of Repair Work completed - Total
    24 jobs ie 14 B Vehs 3 A Vehs, 1 Telecom
    3 Instruments, 3 micellanious
    28-9-441030Moved to VOLKEL MR 590407 Sheet 5 Holland
    1,100,000 & opened up wksp for repair etc
    Page 5 of 5
    PlaceDateHourSummary of Events and Information
    VOLKEL 59040730-9-441100CREME called re further movement
    AF's W300B & W3009B attached to Original
    copy War Diary