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2nd Battalion Cambridgeshires War Diary

Item Information:

Catalogue Number: 2 Cambs 001 Source: National Archives Location: Various Report No: Not Applicable Artifact Type: Document Production Date: 2015-12-11 00:00:00 Dimensions of Item: Copyright with Source Institution

Other Description:

Typed script on report paper. A 25 page document with maps and appendices.

Historic Context:

The battalion war diary for the 2nd battalion Cambridgeshire details their war in Malaya as well as in Singapore. This diary provides an insight into the movement and combat of the unit from their arrival in theatre until the fall of Singapore. Included are a number of sketch maps showing disposition and movement of the battalion during their battles.

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