Brigade HQ – OUED ZARGA.

0530 1 RIrF moved to area Chaouach in accordance with Brigade OO No 18.

78 Division OO No 8 was received, expressing the intention to attack and capture Djebel Tanngoucha (5645).

Copy of 5 Corps letter on “engaging tanks at night with A/Tk guns” was sent to Bttns. The most successful method was found to be the employment of bombs illuminating 2” mortar.

1000 Brigade Commander visited 6 Innisks and then to 2 LIR (area Le Kef) and remained there night 13/14 April.

Lieut Harrison was sent to 12 Brigade to obtain news of our right flank.


0400 Bttn move on foot to area 5140.

0930 Bttn arrived in new area. Troops marched up well but there were a few stragglers.

The remainder of the day was spent resting and preparing for a possible battle.

Quiet night – nothing to report.

6 Innisks – PLATEAU FARM.

Day of make and mend and training. Slight bombing of Bttn area.

2 LIR.

Lieutenant D Sutherland posted to 1st Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers.

1600 Battalion to move under command of 38 Brigade.