Brigade HQ – 558913.

0500 Bttns nothing to report.

1200 Brigade Intelligence Summary issued.

1800 Brigade sitrep nothing to report.

38 Brigade Operation Order No 30 issued.

1 RIrF.

Order for long awaited move. 2/Lt R Phillips MM sent forward to recce new assembly area 438997.

6 Innisks – VASTO.

Preparations made for move forward to lying up area for Operation Encroach.

1400 A party from Bttn attended cinema show at Vasto. Major AW Gibbon posted from Bttn to 2 LIR. Weather showed much improvement, being fine with light showers.

2 LIR.

0750 All officers, less Major DW Conroy, Captain RG Cockburn and Captain PP Giles attended lecture on sand model at 44 RTR Headquarters.

1100 Major HEN Bredin MC and Bar posted to unit from x(iv) list as 2nd i/c.