New Zealand Engineers, Middle East
HQ 2 NZ Div Engineers will move to EGYPT commencing 15 May 43.
POSITION IN CONVOY. Behind 5 NZ Inf Bde. In front of 6 NZ Fd Coy.
START TIMES. Start time each day 0900 hrs. Tomorrow approx 0840 hrs.
SPEED AND DENSITY. 20 mih. 40 vtm.
HALTS. For 10 mins at 10 mins to each odd hour.
All day halts for maintenance 22 and 29 May.
MEALS. Breakfast at cook's truck 0700 hrs.
Lunch at trucks.
Dinner ??? to be notified daily.
STAGING AREAS. At approx 120 miles intervals and marked by fernleaf signs.
DISPERSION. In staging areas 50 yds.
MINES. There is a danger of mines around staging areas.
SANITATION. Leave staging areas tidy….
TYRE PRESSURE. To be checked each morning.
WELFARE. Mobile cinema will be travelling with each gp. Patriotic Parcels and issue of cigarettes at TRIPOLI.page 460
CHANGE OF TIME. Watches will be put forward one hour at MARBLE ARCH.
P. H. G. Hamilton,23 Capt
Adjutant 2 NZ Div Engineers.
Engineer casualties for all ranks in the Tunisian campaign were: