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Bude at War 2023
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D-day training, simulated beach assault, and all other times a show and tell. We are working along side the 29th for this event.



M37 Wool Shirt & wool pants
M41 Jacket (with 1st Div Patch)
M1 Steel Helmet with 3/4" Mesh net with scrim if you have it

Garrison Cap (for evenings)
M1938 Dismounted Leggings

Assault gas bag



GP bag

Life preserver

Extra Carlisle pouch
Roughout Boots or service shoes
M1928 Haversack with mess kit and KFS

T-handle & cover or E-Tool

Belt to suit weapon, with canteen and Carlisle pouch
Personal Weapon

Gas mask bag

Dog tags

Wash kit


Uniform Standard: Combat dirty.


Personal appearance: 2-days max. shaving


Please take note, to maintain our high standards:


No Jump boots

No Modern Tee shirts

No E-cigarettes in sight

No beards

No modern eye glasses

No visible piercings  

Mobile phones and modern cameras to be used discreetly

No eating modern food on the display

All Modern equipment (carrier bags, cool boxes, beer boxes, books, food packaging etc)hidden from sight at all times where possible.

Rations and personal items are either wrapped in period packaging or used discreetly


Shelter: None at this event, we will use the 29th's facilities.

kitchen Equipment: None at this event, we are all down for the meal deal at the local cafe.


Radios:  No


Flagpole: No


Signage, etc: Not required


Weapons:  Personal weapons with copy of deactivation certificate. Live firers are being provided by Hire & Fire for the beach assault. Those getting a weapon from Hire and Fire , please bring - Proof of I/D (Passport, Driving Licence, FAC) AND Proof of address (Utility bill, bank statement no older then 3 months, FAC). You can only use your FAC for one of these. Photo I/D needs to be a hard copy, Utility bill / bank statement can be a digital copy.


Unit Weapons: 30 cal, Mortar. Rich - Please bring a 30cal for show and tell


Water:    Available on Site.


Toilets:  Available on Site


Showers:  None



(Please bring your mugs, canteen plates and cutlery)

SAT hearty breakfast 7.30-8.30

SAT Pasty Lunch – delivered by us to you

SAT Hearty Supper – 5.30-6.30

SUN Hearty breakfast 7.30-8.30

All for £15 per person


Food: £15 meal deal at this event, payable at event. No money no meal deal, please don't expect to be fed if you have not paid.


Fire:     We will use the 29th hospitallity


Fire Wood: Bring if you want to get ride of old wood


Rubbish:  Bag rubbish/recycle and take home.


Alcohol: Permitted, BYO to consume.


Site:     Croklett Beach Cafe



          EX33 8NE

Access to Site: From Friday, Book in at main entrance to obtain your wristband, we are under Pete Skilman's group for this event, 2nd Allies in Europe (2AiE). Check the covering email for your allocated name as you may have to use someone else's name to get in.


Keep in touch via the WhatsApp group.

Contact No’s: Marcus Spencer – 07469 737715 


Camping: Green camping. Unload and park up cars promptly.


Pyros: Yes permitted (Smoke grenades if you have them)


Blank Firers: Yes if taking part in the firepower display, you will need your own ammo.(reimbursed out of unit funds)


Health & Saftey:


Wear suitable and appropriate footwear and clothing. Inform the organizer (M.Spencer) of any medical issues. Wear Sunscreen where needed and keep hydrated.


Insurance: Unit PI Insurance cover in place, copy available on request. Those of you who are guests need your own insurance cover (via your own group) or pay the group £5 for the event cover.


First Aid:  Modern First Aid kit carried by R.Sage


Training Schedule: None, this is a combat scenario event.


Off-Duty Entertainment: Drinking and socializing.


Weekend Programme: 


            Friday – Establish camp - (Off Duty)




            07:30 – Reveille

            08:00 – Breakfast

            09:30 – Roll call & briefing

            10:00 - Show opens to the public

            17:00 – Show closes to the public

            17:30 - Wash-up, clean-up and police weapons

            18:30 - Off duty




            07:30 – Reveille

            08:00 – Breakfast

            09:30 – Roll call & briefing

            10:00 – Show opens to the public

            17:00 - Show closes to the public       


Please do not wander off the pitch during show times, instead speak to the LT before leaving the pitch.


Unit Matters:  Next year's events.


By order of:


2Lt M.Spencer

E Co/2nd/16/1



Semper paratus

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