1st October 1944
1500 Marching troops down from Battalion HQ leave for new area. Battalion being relieved by 44 Recce.
1600 X Company and Tac arrive new area.
2015 Z and Y Companies arrive new area.
2nd October 1944
Battalion resting. Operation cancelled owing to rain.
3rd October 1944
Battalion preparing for operations.
Patrol from Z Company made recce of River Fumicino and found suitable crossing for a rope cross.
4th October 1944
0900 Brigade commander visits Tac HQ.
Day spent in admin.
5th October 1944
1200 CO’s conference.
No patrols sent out.
6th October 1944
1800 Advance party sent forward to new Tac HQ.
7th October 1944
Continued heavy rain. Operations cancelled.
8th October 1944
9th October 1944
Heavy rain again. Operations cancelled.
10th October 1944
0230 Battalion leaves present location by transport.
0530 Battalion arrives new area 937821.
11th October 1944
1100 A party of twenty visited Croce battle area.
12th October 1944
Orders for move issued to companies.
2030 Battalion leaves by MT for new area.
13th October 1944
0500 Battalion arrived at Porto San Giorgio, rst of day on admin.
14th October 1944
Battle dress issued.
15th October 1944
Leave parties to Ancona each day.
16th October 1944
Routine training in mornings.
17th October 1944
18th October 1944
19th October 1944
0900 All officers from the battalion attended a talk by divisional commander at Macerata.
1400 Officers returned.
20th October 1944
21th October 1944
Battalion held cross country race.
22nd October 1944
Battalion on Brigade Thanksgiving church parade at Fermo. Battalion were led by band.
23rd October 1944
First party departed on six days leave in Rome.
24th October 1944
Battalion commander takes over duties of Brigade commander in absence of Brigadier on leave.
25th - 27th October 1944
28th October 1944
Second leave party leaves for Rome.
29th - 31st October 1944