133 Parachute Field Ambulance War Diary January 1945

133rd Parachute Field Ambulance, R.A.M.C.

WAR DIARY. January 1945.

Month and year: January 1945.

Acting Commanding Officer: Captain. C.W.K. Willard, R.A.M.C.

Place: Culverthorpe, Lincolnshire.

1st January 1945.

1200 – Visit by Lt-Col. Packe, C.R.A.S.C. & Major. Naylor, R.A.S.C. Discussion of unit transport with M.T.O.

2nd January 1945.

Nothing to record.

3rd January 1945.

1030 – Visit by Major General. Urquhart, G.O.C. 1 A/B Div.

1130 – Conference of Officers & Senior N.C.O’s. Discussion of training, discipline & turnout.

4th January 1945.

0900 – 4 Officers & 56 O.R’s saw training film of Operation “Market” at Grantham.

5th January 1945.

2300 – Lt. Flanaghan, R.A.M.C. admitted to Lincoln Military Hospital suffering with pleurisy.

6th – 7th January 1945.

Nothing to record.

8th January 1945.

Lt. Staple, R.A.M.C. returned from leave.

9th January 1945.

0930 – Visit by O.C. to A.D.M.S. Discussion of future policy for unit.

10th January 1945.

Lt. Staple, R.A.M.C. attached to 181 A/L Field Amb to open Divisional Rehabilitation Centre.

11th January 1945.

Disbandment of 16 Para Field Amb now complete. All personnel T.O.S. 133 Para Field Amb.

Certificate to this effect sent to A.D.M.S. 1 A/B Div.

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