187 Field Ambulance - War Diary July 1940
2nd July 1940 UPSALL HALL.
At 22:00 hours, left for TAVISTOCK, arriving at 12:30 hours on 5th July 1940. Very dirty, insanitary and crowded billets.
5th July 1940 TAVISTOCK.
12:30 hours – billets very dirty and uncomfortable.
7th July 1940
Ordered to leave by evening. Major Briscoe and myself left to find billets in the ASHBURTON area. Found HALHAMPTON 3 miles North of ASHBURTON.
8th July 1940 HALHAMPTON.
Arrived 12:30 hours – two Companies in the house, one Company in Barn, Officers’ billets very bad in two unoccupied bungalow cottages.
10th July 1940 Tauroclen House TOTNES.
HQ Company arrived – billeted in Bowden House at TOTNES. B Company in Hereford House, Newton Abbot.
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