1 May 1944
13 x 6-ton Macks delivered from 323 Arty Coy RASC.
Coy location FERRING 529209.
2 May 1944
6 x 6-ton Macks delivered...
I thought this might be of interest to the RASC and DUKW community!
WO171/2365 – 50 Company RASC
5 March 1944
1030 Ship [HMT BOISSEVAIN]...
Remembered during the D-Day memorial ,Portsmouth
Captain SKINNER, NORMAN WILLIAM GEORGE
Service Number 264083
On September 2, 2019 we will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Airaines and will offer the population an...
In mid September 1944 the CRASC had under him the following units:
85 Cdn. Br. Coy RCASC,
86 Cdn. Br. Coy RSCAS,
106 Coy RASC (Bridge),
WO171/2511 – 701 Company RASC (Army Transport)
C.O.: Major G.H. Thornton (replaced by Major D.C.B. Swindon, RASC t.o.s. as O.C. 21 May 1944
I'm trying to find out some information about my grandfather's unit. He was in the 26 tipper coy and it is believed that he went to Normandy after...
As promised elsewhere, here are the loading schedules from 50 Division RASC Operation Order No 1 of 20 May 44 contained in WO171/2481:
I thought I would start to upload the War Diary for 14 Company RASC which I have been researching for the past year or so. I will...
I thought the June 44 war diary from this relatively small RASC unit would be of interest (and not just because of the Austin K5 3-ton 4x4...
These details are from WO171/2422.
I was interested in this company as it landed early in Normandy and was issued 4 x 4 3-ton lorries for the...
WO171/2348 – 11 Company RASC (Bulk Petrol Transport)
Major R.D. Broughton, RASC
1 June 1944 OTLEY, YORKS
1 O.R. T.O.S. from 28 Inf. Bde. Coy....
I am researching 4 AGRA action and activity and wondered if anyone had access to the 53rd Medium Regiment for the period 4th to 14th June...
These extracts are from WO171/2362 - War Diary of 39 Coy RASC (GT) for 1944:
C.O.: Maj. H.J.E. Colley, RASC
1 May 44 Camp A.14
WO171/2428 – 297 Coy RASC (GT)
1 June 1944
2 June 1944 AVELEY
1000 Craft loads assemble in camp.
1200 Craft loads assemble in...
[ATTACH] Thought you might like to read my father's war diary from 1st June - 16th June. It cover's the build up to,and
his landing on the...
Some extracts from this war diary that I thought might be of use/interest:
Source: WO171/2345 – No. 3 GT Coy RASC
C.O.: Major C.H. Eaves, RASC...
I thought that some might find extracts from this war diary of interest: WO171/2344
WO171/2344 – 1st Coy RASC (Army Transport)
C.O.: Major R.N....
28 January 1944
21 DUKWs arrived from GLASGOW.
29 January 1944
12 DUKWs arrived from STAFFORD.
1 June 1944
0800 Unit dispersed over various...
I've been doing a little research on my Fathers wartime service. He was a Gunner with 4th Medium Regt RA and it seems he was attached to ( I'm...
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