War Diaries – 18th May 1943

Brigade HQ.

Brigade Major and Lieut Doumic went to recce training area at Sousse.

1600 Brigade Commander visited HQ 5 Corps.

A Special Order of the Day by the Brigade Commander was issued.

Detailed instructions for the Victory March on 20 May were issued to Bttns.

1 RIrF.

Orders and preparation for Victory Parade into Tunis.

Q Staff very busy sewing on Divisional and Brigade signs.

Detailed in attached appendix.

6 Innisks – MAXULA REGES.

Brigade practise for forthcoming Victory March. The three Bttns have pooled their Pipes and Drummers for the occasion.

Slip on epaulettes for ORs bearing the Divisional sign and Shamrock are being made. Officers will wear the same insignia on the sleeve.