War Diaries – 29th August 1943

Brigade HQ.

Dispositions of Brigade as attached.

1 RIrF.

The Divisional rest period did not end until the end of the month and training did not start until 1st Sept.

A/Tk platoon and QM etc arrived, which made the Bttn complete.

6 Innisks – TINDARI.

Coys settled in shady olive grove. Central officers’ mess (less C and D Coys) and Sgts’ mess started).

Septic sores and desert sores mostly cleared up since arrival here.

Severe thunderstorm shortly after midnight caused considerable discomfort as no tentage is available, but no damage was caused.

2 LIR.

1030 Remainder of battalion arrives.

Battalion now fully concentrated and established as follows:

E Company 884503; F Company 883503; G Company 882503; H Company 881503;

Battalion HQ at 884583.

S Company 885498.