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
wk
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
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