1942 War diaries.

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The following is a selection of the material found in the 1942 war diaries files (WO 166/6267 and WO 169/4138), courtesy of Glynn Brown. This includes the complete war diaries that are available. The diaries stop abruptly at the end of April even though the regiment did not embark on the S.S. Santa Elena on the Clyde until 31st May. The diaries do not resume until the 24th July when the regiment disembarked in Egypt.

Start date or description End date
1942 001 2nd January 15th January
1942 002 17th January 31st January
1942 003 31st January 31st January
1942 004 2nd February 16th February
1942 005 17th February 28th February
1942 006 6th March 27th March
1942 007 3rd April 24th April
1942 008 16th April 17th April
1942 009 17th April 30th April
1942 010 Appendix 8 - Roll of Officers (26th December 1941)
1942 011 Appendix 7 - H.Q. Movement Exercise (16th Jan)
1942 012 H.Q. Movement Exercise - Verbal Orders by O.C.
1942 013 Appendix A - Vehicles and troops taking part
1942 014
1942 015 Notes of Harbouring Instructions (19th Jan)
1942 016
1942 017 24th July 29th July
1942 018 24th July 29th July
1942 019 1st August 8th August
1942 020 9th August 18th August
1942 021 19th August 24th August
1942 022 19th August 24th August
1942 023 25th August 30th August
1942 024 Cover note re: September/October diaries
1942 025 1st September 5th September
1942 026 6th September 10th September
1942 027 12th September 17th September
1942 028 17th September 21st September
1942 029 22nd September 25th September
1942 030 26th September 30th September
1942 031 1st October 8th October
1942 032 18th October Illegible
1942 033 30th October 31st October
1942 034 An organisation chart, title illegible.
1942 035 1st November 20th November
1942 036 24th November 25th November
1942 037 8th December 28th December
1942 038 These documents are hard to read.
1942 039
1942 040
1942 041
1942 042
1942 043
1942 044
1942 045
1942 046