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1941 Calendar

January 1941

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
   
 


 

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19
1st Battalion advance party moves to Portslade, Brighton
20
1st Battalion moves to Brighton for coastal defence duties

 

21 22   23 24 25
26 27

 

 

28 29   30 31  

February 1941

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
            1

 

 

2
1st Battalion carries out practice action stations with Home Guard units
3 4

 

 

5   6

 

 

7 8
9 10 11 12  

 

 

13

 

 

14
1st Battalion relieved by 144 Brigade
15
1st Battalion returns to Talavera Barracks, Aldershot
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21 22
23
1st Battalion takes part in first battalion-scale set-piece attack scheme
24 25

 

 

26  
1st Battalion takes part in Exercise DOG

 

 

27
1st Battalion takes part in Exercise DOG

 

 

28
1st Battalion learns that Recreation Hut at Mewata Armouries burned down
 

March 1941

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
            1

 

 

2 3
1st Battalion takes part in brigade attack scheme near Witley
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5 6

 

 

7 8
9 10 11 12

 

 

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14 15
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27
Royal Visit to 5th Canadian Brigade by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at Hornley Common
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April 1941

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
    1
1st Battalion assembles for Exercise BENITO at Southwater, cancelled

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4

 

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13

 

14 15 16
1st Battalion assembles again for Exercise BENITO
17
1st Battalion moves to brigade assembly area at Rock, marches to FUP at Muntham Court
18
1st Battalion attacks Hill 505 during Exercise BENITO

 

19
1st Battalion returns from Exercise BENITO to Talavera Barracks
20

 

 

21 22 23 24
1st Battalion Officers' Mess hosts St. Julien's Dinner
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27
1st Battalion church parade at All Saints Garrison Church, Aldershot, 2nd Battalion church parade at Anglican Cathedral, Calgary
28 29
1st Battalion takes part in brigade defence and withdrawal scheme
30      

May 1941

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
        1

 

 

2 3
4

 

 

5 6

 

 

7 8

 

 

9
1st Battalion takes part in 3-day route march
10
1st Battalion takes part in 3-day route march
11
1st Battalion takes part in 3-day route march
12

 

 

13

 

 

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21
Honorary Lt.-Col. J.H. Woods passes away in Calgary
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23
1st Battalion holds commemorative parade in memory of Honorary Lt.-Col. J.H. Woods
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28 29
1st Battalion hosts regimental dance
30 31

June 1941

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1 2 3 4

 

 

5 6

 

 

7
8 9 10 11 12

 

 

13

 

 

14
1st Battalion takes part in Exercise WATERLOO
15 16 17 18

 

 

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29 30
1st Battalion inspected while training by Duke of Gloucester
 

 

 

       

July 1941

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
    1
2
3
1st Battalion moves to Bexhill-on-Sea for coastal defence duties

4

 

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6

 

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28 29 30 31    

August 1941

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
          1

 

 

2
3 4

 

 

5 6

 

 

7 8 9
10 11 12
1st Battalion returns to Aldershot area

 

13

 

 

14 15 16
17 18

 

 

19

 

 

20

 

 

21
1st Battalion begins training in river crossings at Hawley Lake
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24 25

 

 

26

 

 

27

 

 

28
1st Battalion takes part in river crossing scheme at Tweedledown Race Track
29 30
31

 

 

           

September 1941

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
  1 2 3 4

 

 

5 6

 

 

7 8 9 10 11
1st Battalion  takes part in night crossing scheme at Hawley Lake
12

 

 

13

 

 

14 15 16 17 18

 

 

19

 

 

20
1st Battalion takes part in Exercise MALCOLM, moves to Godalming, Milford area and Bramley

 

21 22 23 24 25

 

 

26

 

 

27
1st Battalion moves to Cowfold, Sussex for Exercise BUMPER, first major scheme of 1st Battalion in U.K.
28 29 30
1st Battalion moves to Nettlebed

 

       

October 1941

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
   
 

1st Battalion moves to Wolverton


 

2 3
Exercise BUMPER ends

 
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5
 
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7
 
8
Lt.-Col. J.F. Scott and Capt. J. Campbell attend Battle Drill demo by 47th (London) Division
9 10 11

 

 

12

 

 

13
1st Battalion leaves Aldershot for Bexhill-on-Sea for coastal defence duties
 
14 15   16 17 18
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21 22  
1st Battalion sends three officers to attend Battle Drill school of 47th (London) Division
23
1st Battalion establishes Battle Drill school at Burnt Wood near Bexhill
24 25
26 27

 

 

28 29   30 31  

November 1941

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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2 3 4

 

 

5 6

 

 

7 8
9 10 11 12

 

 

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14 15
16 17 18

 

 

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23 24 25

 

 

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December 1941

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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5 6

 

 

7 8 9 10 11 12

 

 

13

 

 

14 15 16 17 18

 

 

19
1st Battalion leaves Bexhill-on-Sea for Eastbourne

 

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27

 

 

28
General Montgomery addresses battalion commanders of South-East Command at Haywards Heath, Lt.-Col. J.F. Scott in attendance
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