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Batterie Crisbecq 2019

Warning Order



For this deployment, we will be representing the 22nd Inf Regimmet of the 4th Infantry Division during the initial few days of D-Day, all as per Lee's details on the facebook page below:

Uniform & kit:


M1 Helmet with OD7 Medium Mesh net.
HBT Olive Drab Green Shirt (OD7) 2nd Pattern with optional 4th Div Patch
HBT Olive Drab Green (OD7) Trousers 2nd pattern.

Enlisted Tan Belt
Wool enlisted man’s Shirt with optional 4th Div Patch
M41 Jacket with 4th Div Patch
M41 “Beanie” Cap. 
Garrison cap
Dog tags

M28 Haversack Infantry Pack

Assault Gas Mask BAG
M1 Bayonet 
T handle & cover, attached to M28
Water Bottle set complete with mug 
M10/M17/M23 Cartridge Belt. 
M10/M42 First Aid Pouch with Carlisle Dressing Tin.



Optional - M3 Knife in M8 scabbard
Optional - Assault Jacket

Optional - M36 Equipment Suspenders.

Optional - Additional first aid pack

Uniform Standard: Clean-ish you have just landed in Normandy.

Personal appearance: 2-days max. shaving

Please take note, to maintain our high standards:

No Buckle Boots

No Jump boots

No Modern Tee shirts

No E-cigarettes in sight

No beards

No visible piercings  

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.

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




Pop's please bring unit pup tent for a spare.

Steve, please bring your fly-sheet for storage, etc.

Unit Field Equipment: Twin Coleman burner.


Field Equipment: spent cases, foxhole litter, old tin cans, cigarette packets, etc. 30 cal tins.


Radios:   Unit SCR300 (Tony can you bring the SCR300)


Flagpole: No


Signage, etc: Not required


Weapons:  Denix only, at your own risk.

Unit Weapons: None

Water:    Available on Site.


Toilets:  Available on Site


Showers:  Available on Site.


Food:    Period self-catering, there is a BBQ by the organisers sometime during the event.


Food/Pyro Cost: None, self-catering


All Troops please bring to every event regardless: 


Some bread (Not a modern sliced loaf)

1x tin meat or veg for a 2-can 

1x tin for sweet (Rice pudding, peaches)

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

Fire:     None


Fire Wood: No

Rubbish:  Bag rubbish/recycle and place in designated area.

Alcohol:  Permitted, Personal ration enough to share


Site:     Route des Manoirs, 50310 Saint-Marcouf, France

Parking:  Parking in the re-enactors car park after you have booked in. 

Camping: Period camping, open pup tents location is pitch A6 on the pic below, final location as directed by Lee Bowden.


Access to Site: From Wednesday 5th


Contact No’s: Marcus Spencer – 07469 737715

Pyros: No


Blank Firers: Yes if taking part in the battle,

Health & Saftey:


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


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


First Aid:  Modern First Aid kit carried by T.Atherton & M.Spencer

Training Schedule: None, this is a combat scenario event, time to use that training!

Off Duty Entertainment: Drinking and socializing french style


Programme 5th to 10th June Inclusive.

Weds 5th

09:00 Hrs - Depart Portsmouth

13:00 Hrs - Arrive Cherbourg

14:00 Hrs - Arrive at Battery and set-up

16:00 Hrs - Free time (Off Duty in Green)

Thurs 6th

AM - Beach Commemorations

PM - Night Exercise

Fri 7th

14:00 Hrs - Public Battle

17:00 Hrs - Public Battle

Sat 8th

14:00 Hrs - Public Battle

17:00 Hrs - Public Battle

21:30 Hrs - Night Battle followed by fireworks

Sun 9th

14:00 Hrs - Public Battle

17:00 Hrs - Public Battle

Mon 10th - End Ex.

17:00 Hrs - Depart Cherbourg

19:00 Hrs - Arrive Portsmouth


Do not wander off the pitch during show times, instead speak to the Sgt/2LT before leaving the pitch.

Unit Matters:  Discuss next event, BCLM.


By order of:


2Lt M.Spencer

E Co/2nd/16/1


The Ivymen - Steadfast and Loyal

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