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    War Diary: 99th HAA Regiment

    Month and year: October 1944

    The 99th Heavy Anti-Aircraft (London Welsh) Regiment October 1944 war diary covers the units time in Ostend on the Belgium coast

    National Archive Reference: WO 171/1149

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    Page 1 of 2
    PlaceDateHourSummary of Events and InformationReferences to Appendices
    OSTENDE1Nothing unusual to report. Fired as shown in Appendix F.1Appendix F.1
    2do. do. do.
    3do. do. do.
    4do. do. do.
    5Fired as shown in Appendix F.1. Issued Transport O.O.No.1/44.Appx D.1.Appdx.F.1 and D.1
    6do. do. Issued Transport Detail S/1 of 6 Oct.Appx. D.2Appx. F.1 and D.2
    9}Nothing to report. Courses being given to LAA personnel in the use
    10}of Predictors AA No. 1.
    12Issued Transport Detail S/1/A of 12 Oct.Appdx, D.3
    13No unusual events to report.
    14Issued Transport Detail S/1/A of 14 Oct.Appdx.D.4
    15Weekly Intelligence Report submitted.Appdx. F.2.
    Page 2 of 2
    PlaceDateHourSummary of Events and InformationReferences to Appendices
    Ostende16Commenced plan for organising and preparing the Regt for possible duty asAppendix.D.5
    occupational troops in GERMANY.
    17Nothing unusual to report.
    18do. do.
    19do. do.
    20Further large transport detail recived. Issued Transport O.O.No.2/44Appx.D.6.
    21Weekly Intelligence Report submitted.Appx.F.3.
    2298 HAA Regt of 75 AA Bde required for def of BRUSSELS. A, C & D TPS of thisAppx.D.7.
    Regt received orders to take over part of coast arty role of 98 Regt.
    Issued 99th O.O.No.3/44.
    23,24 25,26,27Nothing unusual to report. Lectures on Radar AA No.3 Mk.5 and No. 10
    Predictors taking place for Offrs owing to adv infm that the Regt will be
    re-equipped with this eqpt.
    28Weekly Intelligence Report submitted.Appx.F.4
    29/31Nothing unusual to report.