Brigade HQ – ISTONIO.

1400 Brigade HQ moved from Istonio and reopened same time 558913.

1400 2 LIR reported location HQ 580914, E Coy 579913, F Coy 584914, G Coy 581913, H Coy 582911.

1410 1 RIrF reported move complete 1400hrs. HQ 583863 and Bttn concentration area 5886.

1525 6 Innisks reported moving location HQ 580888, A Coy 584789, B Coy 582887, C Coy 578884, D Coy 583885, S Coy 579887. Move complete by 1830hrs. 

1640 Situation at first light. See Sitrep.


1 RIrF.

Battalion ordered to move to area 5690.

1030 Battalion recce party

1310 Transport moved.

1400 Marching troops moved. Captain BDH Clarke rejoined.


6 Innisks – VASTO.

Move wef 1500hrs 8th November.

1000 A Group moved off to recce new area.

1230 MT ordered to move 1315. Marching personnel at 1345hrs.

1315 MT moved off to new area, arrived at 1400hrs.

1345 Marching personnel moved off, arrived at 1525hrs.

Bttn HQ at 553922.

Bivouacs and 2nd Blankets brought up. Packs issued.

1800 Heavy rain set in for the night. Majority of troops in bivouacs, remainder in farms.


2 LIR.

Battalion will move to Brigade concentration area at S Lorenza 5591.

1300 Motor Transport columned moved by road to new area.

1330 Marching personnel move by track to new area. Battalion HQ establish Farm 558916 at 1430 hrs. E Company 559919, F Company 559916, G Company 558916, H Company 556917, S Company 559914.

1500 Brigadier visits Battalion HQ.