Hughenden Manor 2019

Warning Order

 

Scenario:

The Hurtgen Forest/Siegfried Line and as per Lee's details on the facebook page below:

 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/187848821846735/

 

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/hughenden/whats-on/hughenden-1940s-weekend

 

Uniform & kit:


Uniform:

 

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

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

Gas mask bag

Dog tags

Wash kit

 

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 in sight

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

 

Shelter:

 

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

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

 

Unit Field Equipment: Kitchen Equipment

 

Field Equipment: sandbags to full during the day, spent cases, foxhole litter, old tin cans, cigarette packets, etc. 30 cal tins.

 

Radios:   Unit SCR300 (Tony can you bring?)

          EE-8 wire phones if you have them

 

Flagpole: No

 

Signage, etc: Not required

 

Weapons:  Personal weapons with copy of deactivation certificate. 

 

Unit Weapons: 30 cal. Mortar, BAR (Tony can you bring), grenade launcher Woz? Steve can you bring for ammo vest for mortar team/30 cal team 

 

Water:    Available on Site.

 

Toilets:  Available on Site

 

Showers:  None

 

Food:     Friday Night – Woz's world-famous Chilli Dog’s 

          Saturday Breakfast – Cooked breakfast

          Saturday Lunch – Personal Rations, eat on display GI style if possible

          Saturday Dinner – Toocan stew

          Sunday Morning – Cooked breakfast

          Sunday Lunch – Personal Rations, eat on display GI style if possible

 

Food/Pyro Cost: £4/person for the weekend, 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

Milk

Eggs 

Sugar

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:  Permitted, Personal Ration enough to share, drink will be pooled then excess shared at end of weekend.

 

Site:     Hughenden Manor.
          High Wycombe.
          Buckinghamshire.
          HP14 4LA.

 

 

Parking:  Parking in re-enactors car park after you have booked in and obtained your wristband.Please park on the grass part of the car park, to allow the public to use the gravel part.

 

Camping: Period camping adjacent to period hospital tent as directed by Lee Bowden.

 

Access to Site: From Friday, we are under Lee Bowden's group for this event.

 

Contact No’s: Marcus Spencer – 07469 737715

 

Pyros: Yes permitted (Smoke grenades if you have them)

 

Blank Firers: Yes if taking part in the battle, you will need your own ammo. Possible monetary contribution from organisers/Lee for use of blanks and pyros

 

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 Saturday night TBC

 

Weekend Programme: 

 

            Friday – Establish camp - (Off Duty, in green)

 

            Saturday

 

            07:30 – Reveille

            08:00 – Breakfast

            09:30 – Roll call & briefing

            10:00 - Show opens to the public

            17:00 – Show closes to the public

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

            18:30 - Off duty, Possible Jeep run to local Pub

            

            Sunday

 

            07:30 – Reveille

            08:00 – Breakfast

            09:30 – Roll call & briefing

            10:00 – Show opens to the public

            17:00 - Show closes to the public and we help our hosts pack up don't jump in your cars and leave, we are guests for this event.

            

 

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

 

Unit Matters:  Discuss next years events.

 

By order of:

 

2Lt M.Spencer

E Co/2nd/16/1

 

 

Semper paratus

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