National Archive Reference: WO 171/868
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|Place||Date||Hour||Summary of Events and Information||References to Appendices|
|S.Downs.||1 Apr.||Lieut. P. H. Guthrie posted to Home Details.|
|Str of unit 46 Offrs and 770 ORs plus 1 Offr and 24 ORs (LAD, REME) and |
|6 Apr||Maj.W.R.Hughes posted to this Bn|
|8 Apr||Bn moved back to old location (OTTERDEN, KENT) from SOUTH DOWNS Trg Area, |
Str of unit 45 offrs and 772 ORs plus 1 Offr and 24 ORs (LAD, REME) and
|Otterden.||10 Apr.||Postal censorship of all mail and correspondence imposed.|
|The CO and Adjt visited HQ 2nd Army to receive outline instrs regarding |
future ops. Orders received to concentrate ALDERSHOT area,
|11 Apr.||Adv party sent to conc area - NORTH FRITH BARRACKS, BLACKDOWN.|
|15 Apr.||Str of unit 45 offrs and 771 ORs plus 1 Offr and 24 ORs (LAD, REME) and Chaplain.||Appx 'C'|
|16 Apr.||Rd party moved to conc area.|
|22 Apr.||HQ moved conc area - North Frith Barracks, BLACKDOWN.|
|Str of unit 45 offrs and 782 ORs plus 1 Offr and 24 ORs (LAD,REME) and Chaplain.||Appx 'D'|
|24 Apr.||Parties despatched to take over new tanks from 6 Gds (Tk) Bde.|
|27 Apr.||Personnel of A & B echs firing rifle practices at HENLEY PARK Ranges.|
|29 Apr.||Move to conc completed. Tks arrived from 6 Gds (Tk) Bde. Orders received to|
|commence waterproofing Tks and vehs. Str of unit 46 Offrs and 782 ORs and |
1 offr and 24 ORs (LAD, REME) and Chaplain.