A quiet day in the same area. The men were allowed to go into town.
Major HEN Bredin MC joined the battalion as 2.i.c.
Captain DEH Hayward was promoted a/Major wef 22 Sept 1943.
Captain WG Dunn was promoted A/Major wef 23 Sept 1943.
Lieut L Franklyn-Vaile was promoted A/Captain wef 6 Sept 1943, and appointed 2.i.c B Coy.
Lieut MC Trousdell was promoted A/Captain wef 22 Sept 1943.
Captain RF Hodsall A Coy is posed to S Coy and assumed command.
Lieut LW Hutchison B Coy is posted to A Coy.
Lieut DE Thomason B Coy is posted to HQ Coy, and appointed IO vice Captain L Franklyn-Vaile.
2200 Transport arrives at Divisional Transport are 12 miles out of Termoli.
6 Innisks – BARLETTA.
Troops allowed in town until 1300hrs.
1500 Standing by to move.
1700 ‘No move’ order came through and clothes were dried. Warning orders received for move the following morning.
Battalion allowed into Barletta from 0830-1200 hrs. Brigadier in Battalion area. Adjutant visited docks re embarkation.
1700 Lieutenant F Lyness & Company representatives transported Battalion stores to TLCs
W/Lieutenant JH Barker admitted hospital.