Brigade HQ – CASALBORDINO.

0500 1 RIrF reported shells of heavy calibre fell in Torino during night.

6 Innisks and 2 LIR nothing to report.

0830 Bttns informed of no movement order west of 5095 day or night without permission.

0845 2 LIR move today via covered route march to Casalbordino . Not to move east of road junction 459941 before 1700hrs. Carriers and A.Tk guns remain in present location.

1110 Bttns ordered to maintain roads in their own areas.

Brigade Intelligence Summary issued.

1700 Sitrep. 20 enemy shells landed area Torino 1500-1530hrs.

Conference at Brigade HQ attended by Divisional Commander, Commanders 11, 36 and 38 Brigades, and Commander 4 Armoured Brigade and AQ.

1900 2 LIR reported move complete and Bttn HQ at 483942

5 Corps vehicle movement order received.

2045 Bttns informed that carriers 1 RIrF will cross River Sangro night 25/26 November. Remaining carriers prepared to cross night 26/27 November. 6 Innisks not to move 26 November.


6 Innisks – VASTO.

Coys continued training in the morning.

In the afternoon and evening, more people went to Vasto to attend ENSA concert.

Weather showed improvement and a strong drying wind was blowing throughout the day.


2 LIR.

1430 Battalion moved by march route across country, led by Commanding Officer’s recce group to Casalbordino.

Order of march G, H, E, F Company.

1830 Battalion established in billets in Casalbordino.

2000-2100 Enemy heavy guns shell north and west part of town.