War Diaries – 9th August 1943

Brigade HQ.

Brigade move to new area postponed.

W/Lt JF Harrison posted to 1 RIrF.

1 RIrF.

Another quiet day resting. Nothing unusual to report. 2100 BBC News reported the fall of Randazzo. Much speculation amongst officers.

Corporal Robert Shea, Royal Irish Fusiliers.

Fusilier John Roberts, Royal Irish Fusiliers.

Fusilier William Bertrand, Royal Irish Fusiliers.

6 Innisks – ADRANO.

Bttn prepared to move to north of River Simeto. Move cancelled.

2 LIR.

Battalion rests all day.