Brigade HQ – TESTOUR.

Nothing to report.


0830 OP party under Lieut WAS Smith of two sections B Coy, two scouts Intelligence Section and Signals detachment occupied on Burnt Hill 6009 at 603088.

1010 One enemy observer observed using field glasses at 614093. As soon as spotted by our OP, he withdrew NE, crawling behind the shoulder of the hill.

The patrol also reported finding, on their way out, three bones of MG belts of German SAA.

Dusk Patrol Demon started out, Capt RM Cunnigham returned command HQ Company.

6 Innisks – IN THE FIELD.

The day was fine and sunny and the Bttn relaxed. Baths at the mobile bath unit at Gafour were visited by TCVs full of troops and at the end of the day, the Bttn was unaccustomedly clean.

1845 On the move again. The Bttn formed up ready for its journey “into immediate reserve” north of Sloughia. The move, which took place for the most part along the Gafour –Medjez rd was much more comfortable than that of the preceding night and carried out without over much strain or effort.

2 LIR – Testour

1600 H Company move to Trent Bridge 4713.