Brigade HQ – 588913.

0500 Bttns nothing to report.

0730 2 LIR reported new location HQ 452938.

1300 Representative of J Service visited HQ and requested all information.

Put on Brigade distribution list.

Brigade Intelligence Summary issued, with an appreciation of possibilities of enemy counter attack in Fossacesia area.

Army Commander’s conference at Vasto attended by Brigade Commander.

Conference at Divisional HQ attended by Brigade Commander, followed by Army Commander’s conference.

1700 Brigade Sitrep nothing to report.

1730 78 Division Admin Instruction No 9 received.

1925 Road Casalebordino – River Sangro closed to all 78 Division vehicles except between 2030 to 2100hrs.


1 RIrF.

Coy training.


6 Innisks – VASTO.

Training was controlled by the Bttn.

The remainder of the Bttn had Typhus inoculations.

0900 IO and Battle Section returned from attachment to 6 RWK.

0900 CO attended lecture by General BL Montgomery at Vasto.

The weather was showery and the ground remained muddy.


2 LIR.

0130 Motor Transport column move via road Vasto 5890 – to Castlebordino area 4894.

0745 Companies leave San Lorenza areas by march route for new area. Dispositions now E Company Farm 513956 F Company area 456945 G Company area 453927 H Company area 517964 S Company 453936

Battalion HQ 452929.