...1943 the 1st Royal Berkshire war diary entry reads:
0945hrs. Bn moves fwd from Km25 to Concentration Area 1 Km SOUTH of VILLASMUNDO arriving mid-day. General Sir B.L. Montgomery KCB. drives past the march troops and everyone is very pleased to see him.
1900hrs. The Bn marches to area track junc 906534 arriving...
D + 6 day, [Km.25 Road PRIOLO-VILLASMUNDO], Sicily