On 13th March...
...1945 the 1st Royal Berkshire war diary entry reads:
Ex Buffalo to practise 15(S) Inf Div and other units in assault river crossing. Two Brigade crossing in areas 6176 and 610633, and the establishing of marshalling and waiting area. (Ref Maps GSGS 4040 1/50,000 Sheet No 26, 36, 27, 37, 47 48.
Each regiment maintained a Digest of Service. This was a journal which recorded events in the life of the regiment. There was no set format and the amount of detail varied between regiments. Summary information has been extracted, and is presented here, from each of the four regiments' digests run from their formation until 1914.