War Diary 50 me pl RE MARCH-MAY 45

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  1. tal

    tal Junior Member

    Hi Thought I would share this diary of 50 mechanical equipment platoon , it's a job to find much on the work they did as you can read they are all over the place...
     

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  2. mac657

    mac657 Junior Member

    Really interseting, thanks for taking the time to post.

    Mac
     
  3. Mark NW

    Mark NW New Member

    Thanks for posting. My grandfather served with 868 MEP Coy RE at some of the locations mentioned in the 50 Platoon war diaries and I have included a photo of one of the plaques they made while sitting at a field park at Hannover Airfield immediately after VE Day . I believe my grandfather drove a drot ashore on Gold beach either on D day or D+1. 50 Platoon seemed to have been part of 866 Coy - does anyone have any idea about the orbat of 868 coy?
     

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