continuous barrage of mortar and shelling. A Tp was detached to No. 3 Cdo as fighting patrol. In the afternoon and evening the enemy kept sending out patrols to probe our positions but were all driven back with heavy casualties. A large patrol of 3 Offrs and 100 other ranks commanded by Maj. I.N.N. Beadle went on to BREVILLE. Patrol successful killing a great number of Germans.

WD Jun 44
11 Jun

3 Cdo
4 SS Bde enter Div area. 12 Para Bn relieved 2100 hrs and pass through Cdo lines.


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