Brigade HQ – BOU ARADA.

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


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.