Brigade HQ – SOUTH OF SOUSSE.

1015 Lieut North, 1 East Surreys and Sergeant Colwill, Corps Military Police attached this HQ. Both killed by enemy mine, which exploded when their jeep was passing through wadi at P637483.

Brigade training area issued.

Brigadier N Russell’s story of the Irish Brigade attached.

6 Innisks’ Exercise “Blister” area P6521.

6 Innisks’ History of Bttn in Tunisia in Appendix.


1 RIrF – SOUSSE.

A quiet day.

1900 Football match v 2 LIR, which we lost 4-1. Concert held by 152 Field Ambulance.

CO went on recce for forthcoming exercise.


6 Innisks – SOUSSE.

1600 March out for Exercise “Blister”. 19 miles to assembly area.


2 LIR.

Company training.