1 RIrF.

1000 2nd rest party ie the other half of the Bttn left for rest area.

While they were away, the Bttn had one or two parades a day but otherwise no strenuous training. Nothing to report.

6 Innisks – MALETTO.

Remainder of Bttn moves to Rest Area. Since the 18th, a marked increase of suspected malaria is noticeable. 37 in all.

Similar training carried out by C & D Coys.

Bttn packed up and standing by for embarkation at 1 1 /2 hrs notice.

2 LIR.

Company training.

T/Captain G Fitzgerald (RUR) joined battalion from X (iv) list.

T/Major APK O’Connor (KOYLI) joins battalion from X (ii) list.

T/Captain M Tasker admitted to ADS.