Camp Howard 2021

Warning Order


Late July 1944 - Outskirts of St. Lo

On 2 July 1944, Generals Eisenhower, Bradley, and Gerow came to praise the troops of the regiment for their heroic efforts and to present the Distinguished Service Cross to a number of the regiment's officers and men. At the ceremony, Eisenhower told the members of the regiment: After D-Day, the 16th Infantry became the division reserve.

After a brief rest, the 16th continued moving inland. In late July, the regiment was still in division reserve when it was ordered to be prepared to assist in a breakout through the German line near St. Lo...



Hyde Farm

Middleton Priors


WV16 6UR

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Rally Point If anyone gets lost, set your satnav to the following address

Howard Arms Hotel

Ditton Priors

WV16 6TL

Call either Marcus, Martin, or Richard when you're on the car park, and one of us will come meet you.  

Access: Head toward the top of the farm yard. The houses on the Right are privately owned, please avoid parking/unloading on their Drives.

Parking: Parking in Farm yard. Overflow in the filed over the road (TBC)

Uniform & Kit:

M37 Wool Shirt & Pants
M41 Jacket (1st Infantry Division Patch)
Pack your Class A uniform
Rough-Outs/ Service Shoes with Leggings
M1 Steel Helmet with 3/4" Mesh net or without.

Jeep Cap

Garrison Cap

Wool Scarf
Gas Mask

Mess kit and KFS

T-Handle or E-Tool
Belt to suit weapon, with canteen and Carlisle pouch.
Personal Weapon & ammo



Dog tags

TL 122 angled flashlight

Notebook and pencil


Open or closed ender pup tent

Tick Replant

No Jump boots without leggings

No Modern Tee shirts

No Modern gloves

No Modern torches

No E-cigarettes insight

No beards

No visible piercings or Tattoos

No modern watches

No modern glasses
Period correct haircut 

Mobile phones and modern cameras to be used discreetly

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

Uniform Standard: Garrison

Personal appearance: Fresh out of the box, all clean and shiny

Weapon: Personal weapons with a copy of the deactivation certificate where applicable. Weapons to be kept unloaded at all times, no firing permitted in or around camp



12:00 Onward Arrival set up camp

16:00 Briefing

18:00 Patrol to pub


07:30 Reveille
08:30 Breakfast

09:00 Briefing

10:00 Training

12:00 Tactical patrol

17:00 Return to camp


07:30 Reveille
08:30 Breakfast

09:00 Briefing

10:00 Training

12:00 Tactical patrol

15:00 Return to camp
18:00 Possible Class A Trip to Bridgnorth (Severn Valley Railway)?


07:00 Reveille
07:30 Breakfast

08:30 Leave for optional Trip to Malvern Militaria

13:00 Return from Malvern Militaria

13:30 Assist guys leaving today

18:00 Pub Meal


07:30 Reveille
08:30 Breakfast

09:00 Morning Briefing

10:00 Light Training

13:00 Endex

16:00 Sight cleared and everyone gone

Accommodation: Pup tents

Water: Available on site.

Food Menu: 

For those attending 3rd - 7th Please bring £10.00 pp to cover costs if participating

For those who are attending the Weekend Only, Please bring £7.00 pp to cover costs if participating


Thursday Night - Self catering/pub meal

Friday Breakfast – Cooked Breakfast

Friday Lunch - Personal Rations

Friday Dinner – Two-Can

Saturday Breakfast – Cooked breakfast

Saturday Lunch – Personal Rations

Saturday Dinner – Curry Night

Sunday Morning – Porridge

Sunday Lunch  – Personal Rations

Sunday Dinner - Pub meal

Monday Breakfast - Porridge/Personal Rations/Willows Cafe

Bring some food and rations to sustain yourself.

We may be away from camp for extended periods. Make sure you pack enough food to keep you going

Provide own cookers. Keep these off the ground whilst lit

Wartime cookers ONLY.

Hexi/similar on the line/tactical phase.

All Troops please bring to every event regardless: 

1x tin meat or veg for a 2-can 

1x tin for sweet (Rice pudding, peaches, fruit cocktail)

1x tin of Spam hot dog's or corned beef

Coffee or Tea

Please remove modern labels and/or relabel if possible.

Also, needed at every event:

Salt & Pepper

Tomato Sauce & Brown Sauce




Cooking oil

Washing up liquid

Bin bags

Unit Field Equipment: SCR-300

Radios: Yes

Unit Weapons: 30cal + Tripod, B.A.R

Flysheet: Yes

Flagpole: Yes

Signage, etc: Directional signs to camp

Pyros: No

Toilets: Portaloo on site from Thursday. Provide your own toilet roll & hand sanitizer.

Showers: Yes, providing we build one

Fire: Fire in designated off ground locations only. Water/dirt bucket alongside at all times.

Fire Wood: Plenty available on site

Rubbish: No bins available on site. Bag rubbish/recycle and take home.

Smokers: When in camp, please discard all cigarette buts in the metal bucket provided

Alcohol:  Yes, bring your own. But clear up your bottles/caps as you go

Health & Saftey: 

Wear suitable and appropriate footwear and clothing. Inform organiser (M.Spencer)of any medical issues.

Canteens must be filled with Water prior to leaving the camp

Wear Sunscreen where needed and keep hydrated.

Insurance: Unit PI Insurance cover in place, copy available on request.

First Aid:  Modern First Aid kit M.Spencer. 

COVID Brief: COVID Brief to be held 16:00 Thursday, and 16:00 Friday for those arriving on 4th


Observe social distancing and WHO advice.

PHOTOS: Yes take photos.


Richard on site from 12:00 on 3rd June. Mobile 07454 185835

Marcus on site from 13:00 on 3rd June. Mobile 07469 737715

Martyn on site from 13:00 on 3rd June. Mobile 07788 532266

Or keep in touch via Whatsapp

Unit Matters:  Discuss next events.

By order of:

2Lt M.Spencer

E Co/2nd/16/1