185th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, War Diary August 1943
1 August 1943 MOTHERWELL.
Regiment located at MOTHERWELL.
The ensuing week was devoted to settling in to the new location and individual training on a battery basis (See Appendix A attached). This Appendix was not included in the War Diary file.
8 – 12 August 1943
Exercise CONTACT II for log see Appendix B attached. (Appendix B was not included within the War Diary file).
16 August 1943
Divisional “U” Target Exercise see Appendix C. Appendix C was not included in the file.
17 August 1943
Rehearsal for Exercise SCOOP (details in Appendix D with appropriate alterations in date). Appendix D was not included in the file.
20 August 1943
Exercise SCOOP in conjunction with 6th Duke of Wellington’s Regiment (see Appendix D attached). Watched by Lieutenant General Sir Bernard C T Paget K.C.B., D.S.O., M.C. Commander in Chief Home Forces.
26 August 1943
All Officers to lecture at 70th Infantry Brigade on Military Intelligence 9 aids to Prisoners of War.
27 August 1943
274 Field Battery field firing exercise in conjunction with 1 Tyneside Scottish.
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