Brigade HQ – TESTOUR.

Personal message received from Corps Commander congratulating all ranks on their fine performance received.


The day was quiet and without incident. Recce parties 1 KLSI passed taking over from the Bttn.

The moves detailed in RIrF OO No 5 were carried out without difficulty or interference.

6 Innisks – IN THE FIELD.

0500 Stand to. Weather fine and tracks quite hard. Patrols during night made no contact and had nothing to report.

1030 Brigade commander, 11 Infantry Brigade, and CO 5 Northamptons arrived and made final arrangements for handing over.

2130 Handing over completed and Bttn HQ moves off.

2200 Arrived in concentration area – gully J/4829 – 4929.

2 LIR.

Battalion training. Lieutenant K D H Howells joins battalion.