...1944 the 1st Royal Berkshire war diary entry reads:
0630 hrs. A coy relieved B Coy on HARDY.
0715 hrs. Standing Patrol to Pt 452419 feature occupied. They were met with M.G. fire and withdrew. No casualties. MMG Pl of 8 FF Regt established in support of D Coy on LAUREL.
0800 hrs. Arty Barrage concentrated...