War Diaries – 3rd October 1943


0820 Brigade Group MT column left area south of San Severo (J18l39).

1000 Brigade HQ established J1245. Instruction for marching personnel issued.

1 RIrF.

1315 Bttn marched to factor area in Barletta. Night spent under cover.

6 Innisks – BARLETTA.

Storm during night 2/3 October made troops very wet. Troops allowed in town until 1230hrs.

1400 Bttn moved by route march to factor buildings in Barletta. There was heavy rain after 25 minutes marching.

2 LIR.

Adjutant recced Barletta for billets.

1500 Battalion marched to factory in Barletta. Battalion HQ established Factory (37/9204)