Brigade HQ – BOU ARADA.

Enemy aircraft attacked A Echelon, 1 RIrF at 0830 hrs and inflicted two casualties. Brigade letter enemy equipment issued.


1 RIrF – REST AREA.

During the night, the Bttn sent out no patrols nor was any incident reported.

The activities and events of the day are recorded in detail in the Appendix.


6 Innisks – IN THE FIELD.

A peaceful day. No enemy shelling or mortaring took place. A Coy sent out a patrol to W Hill and Plough Top during the first part of the night. They heard voices and digging in the valley to the east of the arab dwellings on W Hill but neither saw or heard any other signs of the enemy during their patrol.

A C Coy patrol visited Argoub Hamra and discovered unoccupied trenches there; later they lay up near Carrier Farm (654129) and saw a vehicle enter the yard, from the direction of Goubellat. It stayed only a minute or two and then made off eastwards. The farm did not appear to be occupied.


2 LIR.

Recce patrol to Flat Top 5909 find abandoned enemy equipment.