Friday September 26th
Early reveille – breakfast 6AM. Marched to south(?) and fired Bren, Tommy & rifles. Lorries bringing us back to camp. Early tea. Paraded at 6PM. Went in lorries for ten(?) miles then marched back to camp arriving at 9.30PM.
Saturday September 27th
Desert manoeuvres – busing(?) & debussing(?) towards coast. Had swim. Returning at 3PM – Camp 6PM. Early to bed.
Sunday September 28th
Church parade 8AM. Practice pack 9.30AM. Rest of day free. Flies very annoying.
Monday September 29th
??? and travelled in westerly direction. Digging in weapons for Maoris who had been route marking(?) arrived back at 4PM. Visited YMCA at night.
Tuesday September 30th
Worked on opposite side of escarpment – tank traps. Heat terrible.
Wednesday October 1st
Ack-ack sentry on Bren gun. Sand storm blew up during afternoon. Everything smothered with dust. Eased toward night.
Thursday October 2nd
Returned to Maoris position. Camouflaged them. Back to camp 3PM. Seven miles march at night.
Friday October 3rd
Camouflaged own position in morning. Desert manoeuvres during afternoon. Concert at night by YMCA. Given by Kiwi concert party. Quite a good show.
Saturday October 4th
Squad drill & manoeuvres in morning. More manoeuvres in afternoon. Hot day. Leaving Alamein tomorrow.