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Exercise Last Resolve 2019

Warning Order



The weekend will be set around the 28th Division and in particular, the 28th Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop and the 109th Infantry Regiment as a Combat Team Post Hurtgen Forrest campaign, moving into Luxemburg.

A 2-day event starting at first light Saturday, night operations and culminating with Bridge Rcn and reserve demolition tasks on Sunday morning.End Ex Sunday midday.

All as per Lee's details on the facebook page below:


Uniform & kit:



M37 Wool Shirt & Pants
M41 Jacket (With 28th Div Patch, Bloody Buckets)
M1 Steel Helmet with 3/4" Mesh net or without.

Garrison Cap
M1938 Dismounted Leggings
Roughout Boots or service shoes
M1928 Haversack with mess kit and KFS

T-Handle & cover

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

Gas mask bag

Dog tags

Wash kit

Wool gloves



Uniform Standard: Combat dirty.


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 insight

No beards

No visible piercings or Tattoos

No modern watches

No modern glasses

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



Steve, please bring your fly-sheet for possible use.


Unit Field Equipment: None


Field Equipment: None


Radios: No


Flagpole: No


Signage, etc: Not required


Weapons:  Personal weapons with a copy of the deactivation certificate where applicable. 


Unit Weapons: None 


Water:    Available at the campsite.


Toilets:  Available at the campsite


Showers:  Available at the campsite, not sure they will be open however


Food:     Friday Night – Personal rations or trip to local pub for food

          Saturday Breakfast – Personal rations

          Saturday Lunch – Personal rations

          Saturday Dinner – Personal rations

          Sunday Morning – Personal rations

          Sunday Lunch – Personal Rations


Food/Pyro/Camp Cost: £7/person a night for campsite, payable at the weekend.


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

Bin bags


Fire:     No open fires, fire bucket off the ground (50 cal tin). Water bucket alongside at all times.


Fire Wood: Bring small amounts of firewood enough for  2-nights worth (Friday & Saturday).


Rubbish:  Bag rubbish/recycle and take home.


Alcohol:  Friday night only


Camp Site & RV point: The Orchard at Norcott Court, Berkhamsted. HP4 1LE

Camp site owner: Jules on 07788151022 or email:


Parking:  Parking in car park, not on grass

Camping: Period camping


Access to Site: From Friday PM


Contact No’s: Marcus Spencer – 07469 737715


Pyros: No


Blank Firers: No


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. Possible visit to local pub Friday night


Weekend Programme: 


            Friday: PM Establish camp - (Off Duty, in green)




            07:30 – Reveille

            08:00 – Breakfast

            09:30 – Roll call & briefing

            10:00 - Exercise starts




            12:00 – End Ex


Unit Matters:  Discuss next years events.


By order of:


2Lt M.Spencer

E Co/2nd/16/1



Semper paratus

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