88th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. War Diary October 1942
1 October 1942
2/Lieuts J SUTCLIFFE, G N C FLINT, R ASPINALL, R A E de ROUGEMENT, W G ARMSTRONG, C J WILLIAMS, F G VELLA, J LAWRENCE, A I SHARP, R L McLAREN, H G BARKER, G R LOWES, and J H TATHAM to be War Substantive Lieutenants with effect from 1 October 1942. War Office Order No. 43 dated 22 October 1942.
2 October 1942
Lieut F G VELLA posted to 143 Field Regiment.
4 October 1942
Major E F WOOLSEY assumes command of the Regiment during absence on course of Lt Col S K PEMBROKE.
5 October 1942
Lt Col S K PEMBROKE proceeded on course of instruction at Mountain and Snow Warfare School.
7 October 1942
Lieut S LOWES posted to R Battery and 2/Lt D L ROBERTS to Q Battery.
12 October 1942
Three month signal cadre commences.
Quarterly Audit Board assembles.
Lt Col S K PEMBROKE resumes command of the Regiment.
14 October 1942
2/Lieut E W TOURELL attached to 178 Field Regiment.
15 – 19 October 1942
The Regiment attended practice camp at HARLECH.
19 October 1942
2/Lt A F KIRKCALDY proceeded on course at 49 Division Battle School.
Major E F WOOLSEY assumes command of Regiment during absence on leave of Lt Col S K PEMBROKE.
Lieut P M HACKETT admitted Military Hospital, CHESTER.
26 October 1942
Lieut L F MILLER RAMC attached from 160 Field Ambulance.
28 October 1942
Captain G T HENMAN Royal Artillery, Military College of Science attached until 4 November.
The Regiment has conducted two Cadres for Officers and NCOs destined to handle the 2 pdr Anti-Tank Gun in Infantry Battalions.
Officers – posted strength 33
posted attached 5
WO I 1
WO II 4
Staff Sergeants 4
Lance Sergeants 10
Lance Bombardiers 35
Total Other Ranks 469.
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