...1945 the 1st Royal Berkshire war diary entry reads:
[16 - 18th]
The Adv Party of the Bn under the comd of MAJOR R.A.S. WARD, MC. left for HAIFA, where it embarked for ITALY.
1430: The Bn Football Team played 1 Green Howards. Result:- 2 WILTS - 1 : 1 G.H. - 4. This was the first game to be lost this month...