The War Diaries document the actions and experiences of the Essex Scottish Regiment (Windsor) during World War II.
The Regiment took part in the raid on Dieppe on August 19th, 1942 and suffered heavy casualties. After rebuilding, they then saw action in 1944-1945 in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Some of their engagements included: Bourguebus Ridge, St. André-sur-Orne, Falaise, Falaise Roa, Clair Tizon, Forêt de la Londe, The Scheldt, Woensdrecht, South Beveland, The Rhineland, Goch-Calcar Road, The Hochwald, Xanten, Twente Canal, Groningen, and Oldenburg.
For more information on the Regiment (now the Essex and Kent Scottish Regiment), please see their home page.
The print versions of the War Diaries may be consulted at the Archives and Special Collections of the University of Windsor.