Brigade HQ – TESTOUR.
Personal message received from Corps Commander congratulating all ranks on their fine performance received.
1 RIrF – REST AREA.
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.
Battalion training. Lieutenant K D H Howells joins battalion.