...1940 the 1st Royal Berkshire war diary entry reads:
Weather: Snow falling lightly during day
1000: Coy Cmdrs Conference at Bn HQ
1018: Bde OO No. 7 Received (Burnt)
1208: Brig Dempsey arr for conference with Lt-Col Thomson.
1900: Move order No. 7 issued for return to LINSELLES
2100: Bde O. Order No. 8...