Harborough at War 2021
Warning Order

 

Location: 

Harborough Show Ground,

Gallowfield Road,

Market Harborough

LE16 7QB

Event Theme

Public Display

Show and Tell

Fire Arms Demonstrations

Battle

Evening Dance

Parking: Parking available on site. Follow directions from event co-ordinators up on arrival

Access to Site: From Friday 12:00hrs no earlier. Details to be confirmed

Costings

Meal Deal - £10.00 per person, payable on the day to Lt Spencer

Evening Event - £15.00 per person. Pay on the gate in the evening, providing there's capacity.

Scenario: Training Camp, England 1944

Uniform Standard: Clean with a couple days dirt. Uniform inspections will take place.

Personal appearance: Clean Shaven, Washed, and correct period hair cuts 

Uniform & Kit:

 

M37 Wool Shirt & Pants
M41 Jacket (1st Infantry Division Patch)
M1 Steel Helmet with 3/4" Mesh net or without.

​Rough-Outs/Service Shoes with Leggings
Garrison Cap with DUI

Dog tags

T-Handle or E-Tool
Jeep Cap Optional
Mess kit and KFS

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

Grenades

TL 122 angled flashlight

Notebook and pencil

Raincoat

Boot Polish/Cleaning kit

Evening Uniform:  

Class A Jacket

1st Div patch

Garrison Cap with DUI

Unit citation award

Fourragère

Service strips

Rank insignia

Service awards (Wear what you feel comfortable with)

Neck Tie

Polished service boots/Shoes

Clean Shaven

For those without a Class A Jacket, Class B is authorised

Clean M41 Jacket

Clean and Pressed M37 Wool Shirt & Pants

Tie

Garrison Cap with DUI

Polished boots

Remove leggings

Corporal Nasty will be in attendance, so get those uniform items correct   

Please take note:

​No Buckle Boots

No Bloused Jump boots 

No Modern Tee shirts

No E-cigarettes insight while on display

No Vaping whilst on display

No beards

No Modern hair cuts

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

Head cover to be worn at all times, either a Garrison Cap, or the M1 Helmet. (When on display jeep caps should be worn under the M1 helmet only. After hours the jeep cap can be worn on it's own).

Event Itinerary

Friday

12:00 – Site available for set up

16:30 - Flag Detail

17:00 - Evening meal, wash-up, clean-up and police weapons

Friday PM - Chance of an Unofficial Ride out in period vehicles. Not guaranteed, will need to gain approval from a vehicle owner before hand. Bring extra cash to chip in for fuel just in case.

            

Saturday

07:30 - Reveille and Flag Detail

08:00 – Breakfast

09:30 – Wash up, Clean up, Roll call, Uniform Inspection, Briefing

10:00 - Show opens to public (To be confirmed)

16:30 - Flag Detail

17:00 – Show closes to public (To be confirmed)

17:30 - Evening meal, wash up, clean up and police weapons

18:30 - Evening event starts* (To be confirmed)

22:30 - Evening event closes 

PM – Troops Return to camp

* Saturday Marquee tickets have already sold out, but the organisers will try to accommodate us if there's space. We can pay on the door, so bring £15.00 cash with you if wanting to attend

Sunday

07:30 – Reveille and Flag detail

08:00 – Breakfast

09:30 – Wash up, Clean up, Roll call, Uniform Inspection, Briefing

10:00 – Show open to public

17:00 - Show closes to the public

17:30 - Access to site to breakdown (assumed)

PM – Endx

This is a public display. Please do not leave the display with out clearing it first with the Lt, or a Senior Non com.

Keep you Green heads on while on display. If given an order by an Officer or Senior Non Com, react in the appropriate manor.

Food:     Friday Night – Woz's Famous Chili Dogs

          Saturday Breakfast – Cooked Breakfast

          Saturday Lunch – Personal rations

          Saturday Dinner – Paul's Mighty Meaty Meal(No Vegans & Vegetarian options)

          Sunday Morning – Cooked Breakfast

          Sunday Lunch – Personal rations

All Troops please bring to every event regardless: 

 

Some bread (Not a modern sliced loaf)

1x tin Stewing Steak or Corned Beef, and 1 tin of 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:

 

Milk

Cooking oil

Washing up liquid

Bin Bags

Shelter:

​Unit Kitchen fly sheet.

Personal Open or closed ender pup tents.

Flagpole: Yes

Signage: Sgt Warren's new Unit sign

Radios:   Unit SCR300. Bring a Field telephone and cable if you have one for demonstration.

Weapons:  Personal weapons with copy of deactivation certificate.

Unit Weapons: 60mm Mortar, .30 Cal, BAR, M1 Bazooka

Pyros: Smoke only, no flashbang's

Blank firers: Blank Firing Weapons permitted. Bring 'em if you got 'em. Copy of deactivation certificate kept to hand. Event organisers will provide SOME ammo free of charge

Camp Fire: Yes. Brian, can you bring your fire bin?

Fire Wood: Bring your own wood, try to bring a bag each.

Bag rubbish/recycle and take home, you make it you take it home to recycle!

Water: Available on site

Toilets: Portaloo available onsite

Showers:  None

Alcohol:  Permitted after hours. If in the Beer club, bring a pack of 15. 

Contact No’s:

Richard Warren - 07773 621051 - On Site from 12:00 Onward

Marcus Spencer – 07469 737715 - On Site from Friday PM Onward

Or keep in touch via the WhatsApp group

Health & Saftey:

Wear suitable and appropriate footwear and clothing. Inform organiser(M.Spencer) of any medical issues. Wear Sunscreen if needed and keep hydrated. Bring mosquito replant or suffer the consequences. Baby oil and rope available upon request.

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

First Aid:  Modern First Aid kit available

COVID Brief: COVID Brief to be held 16:00 Friday. Observe event organisers and WHO advice.       

Unit Matters:  2022 Events calendar