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Wimpole at War 2017

Warning Order




Location: Pre-D-Day training, the south coast, May 1944


Uniform & kit:

Day Time Uniform:


M37 Wool Shirt & Pants
M41 Jacket (With 1st Div Patch)
M1 Steel Helmet with 3/4" Mesh net or without.
M1938 Dismounted Leggings
Roughout Boots
M1928 Haversack with mess kit and KFS

Belt to suit weapon, with canteen on back right and carlisle pouch on the back left, as per manual.
Personal Weapon

Dog tags


No Buckle Boots

No Jump boots

No Modern Tee shirts


Uniform Standard: Clean.


Personal appearance:

Clean shaven.


Evening Uniform:  Class A, clean and crisp 


Shelter: Open ender pup tent. Pop's please bring unit pup tent, Steve please bring fly sheet.


Unit Field Equipment: None


Weapons:  Personal weapons with copy of deactivation certificate. 


Unit Weapons: 30 cal.


Pyros: Yes supplied by organiser's (40x rounds for mortar)


Blank firers: No.


Flagpole: Yes I will bring. Pop's can you bring flag


Fire: Yes, bring 50 cal tin


Fire Wood: Yes


Water:    Available on site. 


Toilets:  Available on site.


Showers:  None


Food:     Friday Night – Hot Dog’s or personal rations

          Saturday Breakfast – Personal rations

          Saturday Lunch – Personal rations

          Saturday Dinner – 2-can

          Sunday Morning – Personal rations

          Sunday Lunch – Personal rations


All persons please bring: some bread, 1x tin for 2-can, 1x tin for sweet, 1x piece for fruit


Food Cost: N/A.


Rubbish:  Bag rubbish and take home.


Alcohol:  Permitted.


Site:     Wimpole Estate 



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Parking: In reenactors car park as directed by event staff. Drive to plot/display area drop off kit and then park up as directed. 


The following people are booked in via Lee Bowden and so should be down on the list with the organizers, any problems give me a ring on my mobile.


 Cpl R Warren

 Pfc S Craik

 Pvt M Spencer

 Pvt A Webb-Ayres (Not coming now, so spare name on gate, any ideas for a guest? )

 Pvt T Atherton

 Sgt M Sargent


Contact No’s:   Marcus Spencer – 07469 737715 (I will not arrive until Friday PM)


Health & Safety:    


Risk assessment carried out, Wear suitable and appropriate footwear and clothing. Inform organiser (M.Spencer) of any medical issues. Stay hydrated throughout the day, drink water. Where sunscreen even on overcast days.


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


Permissions:  Observe site rules.


First Aid:  Modern First Aid kit carried by M.Spencer


Programme: As per War Walks programme from Lee Bowden





Arrive on site




07:30 – Reveille

08:00 – Breakfast/ Roll Call & briefing

09:00 - Show opens to public

17:00 – Show closes to public

17:30 - Start food

20:00 - Evening dance in Class A




07:30 – Reveille

08:00 – Breakfast/ Roll Call & briefing

09:00 – Show opens to public

17:00 - Show closes to public


Unit Matters:  None


Semper paratus


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