|PLACE||DATE||HOUR||WEATHER||SUMMARY OF INFORMATION||REMARKS|
|Weymouth||1 Nov 42||1800||Rainy||A party consisting of P & Q tps u/c of Lt.Stiebel leave Weymouth and arrive Wareham.||Transport moves stores.|
|Weymouth||2 Nov 42||1800||Fair||A party marches through Bournemouth to Christchurch.|
B party reached Wareham A,X & H.Q. u/c Capt. Maude.
|Many bad feet in A party.|
|Weymouth||3 Nov 42||1800||Fair||A party arrives Lymington. B party marches through Bournemouth to Christchurch.||B party in good condition.|
|On Move||4 Nov 42||1800||Rainy||A party arrives I.O.W. B party to Lymington. 2nd/Lt. Neale, I.Sec & Sigs arrive I.O.W. Col. Manners and party of five march from Weymouth.|
|I.O.W.||5 Nov 42||1800||Rainy||B party arrives I.O.W. Col. Manners & party to I.O.W.||Arrival of 25 marines from R.M.I.T.C. Dalditch.|
|I.O.W.||6 Nov 42||1800||Rainy||Move completed. Settling in billets. Talk by C.O. to all officers & men of Cdo.||More road marching essential.|
|I.O.W.||7 Nov 42||1800||Fair||Unit Trg.||Capt. Barclay i/c during absence of Col. Manners and Major Hellings on leave.|
|I.O.W.||8 Nov 42||1800||Fair||Sunday Routine.||Arrangements made for leave.|
|I.O.W.||9 Nov 42||1800||Fair||1st Party moves on leave. Unit trg.||Cdo to leave in 3 parties, to avoid congestion on ferry and rail coming back also in 3 parties.|
A,X & Y. Mon. 9/11/42.
B,P & Q. Tues. 10/11/42.
H.Q. Wed. 11/11/42.
|I.O.W.||10 Nov 42||1800||Fair||2nd Party to leave.|
|I.O.W.||11 Nov 42||1800||Fair||3rd Party to leave.||Rear party of Lt Ecrepont and other ranks for admin. purposes.|
|I.O.W.||17 Nov 42||1800||Fair||Cdo on leave.||Co. Manners resumes command.|
|I.O.W.||18 Nov 42||1800||Fair||1st Party returns from leave.||Major Hellings returns from leave resumes as 2 i/c. Capt. Barclay returns from leave resumes as Adjt.|
|I.O.W.||19 Nov 42||1800||Fine||2nd Party returns from leave.|
|I.O.W.||20 Nov 42||1800||Cloudy||3rd Party returns from leave.||Lt. Ecrepont to leave 18/11/42.|
|I.O.W.||21 Nov 42||1800||Fair||Unit trg.||Rear Party to leave p.m. 21/11/42|
|I.O.W.||22 Nov 42||1800||Cloudy||"O" Gp attended by Adjt, all tp Comds, S.O., Q.M. & I.O. to discuss future trg.||Security Cpl. attached to Cdo from S.S. Bde.|
|I.O.W.||23 Nov 42||1800||Fair||Unit Trg and R.T. Trg.||C.O., 2i/c., and Capt. Devereaux to demonstration. Arrival of 5 Officers from Thurlestone, 2/Lt. Chapman, G.M.Russell, J.H.Tarry, B.P.Hill, L.Cross. Also 38 men from R.M.I.T.C.|
|I.O.W.||24 Nov 42||1800||Fair||Unit Trg.|
|I.O.W.||25 Nov 42||1800|
|Night Exercise by X tp & I. Sec as enemy 41 Cdo.|
|I.O.W.||26 Nov 42||1800||Cloudy||Night Ex."Kangol" finishes 0830.|
|I.O.W.||27 Nov 42||1800||Cloudy||Unit Trg and P.T.||Lecture by Adjt to young officers that joined on 23/11/42.|
|I.O.W.||28 Nov 42||1800||Dull||Unit Trg.||Lecture by Lt. Manning M.I.9 on Security.|
|I.O.W.||29 Nov 42||1800||Dull||Sunday Routine.|
|I.O.W.||30 Nov 42||1800||Fair||Unit Trg.||Major. Leahy arrives from S.S. Bde Sigs.|
Lecture by Capt Barclay to all subalterns on "R" boat trg.
Capt. D.L.Barclay commanded from 7th to 9th Nov 1942.
Lieut. E.W.Ecrepont commanded from 10th to 18th Nov 1942.