Brigade HQ – TESTOUR.

38 Brigade dispositions: Brigade HQ 442207. 2 LIR (less one Coy) 444207. H Coy Trent Bridge (4718). 6 Inniks under command 36 Brigade 483303. 1 RIrF under command3 Brigade Bou Arada.


0200 Patrol Steel returned reporting Farms 618212 and Peladan clear.

0800 Patrol Tiger returned reporting no contact with the enemy, but firing heard south of them. The sense of this was sought, but always stopped before reached.

1000 ….

6 Innisks – IN THE FIELD.

During the morning, the Bttn was fitted out on a lavish scale with new battle dresses and clothing. After dinner, the rain began again and continued for the rest of the day.

2 LIR.

Battalion training. Lieutenant Colonel J B Jeffreys relinquishes command of battalion and proceeds to rest camp, Ain Draham. Major D C J Manners departed for 5 Corps. Lieutenant Colonel T P D Scott arrived and took over command of battalion. Major A P K O’Connor joins and takes up appointment as 2-in-C. Captain B H Westcott joins battalion and takes over command of H Company.