Tuesday October 14th
Usual drill. Swim in afternoon. Washed clothes. Water ration cut in half.
Wednesday October 15th
Went to range shooting with Bren & Tommy. Cleaned guns in afternoon.
Thursday October 16th
Usual drill. Company manoeuvres but cancelled due to sand storm. Jerry bombed again at night. Made terrible amount of noise, rather close.
Friday October 17th
Started parade but again cancelled on account of sand storm. See only few feet in front. All gear smothered with layer of dust. Continued all day.
Saturday October 18th
Reveille at 4.30AM. Packed gear ready for shifting brigade manoeuvres over weekend. Left camp at 8AM went 30 miles inland camping for night.
Sunday October 19th
Marched on again for few hours then camped. On guard. Slept during afternoon. ??? at ??? ???. Moving again at night.
Monday October 20th
Attack started 8 o’clock. Tanks in front then Infantry. Show finished by noon. Started for home arriving 5 o’clock. Picked tents in old site. Quiet night.
Tuesday October 21st
Cleaning camp and rifle then taken in lorries for swim in afternoon. Lovely surf – best that I have been in. Wrote at night.
Wednesday October 22nd
Day allotted to rest. At night scrambled down to flat and saw pictures shown by YMCA. “Banjo on my Knee” Good show. Dozens of our planes flying towards Libya.