10th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, War Diary April 1941

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For a more complete picture of activity this War Diary should be read in conjunction with the 70th Infantry Brigade War Diary for the same month.

1st April 1941

Arrangements for leave in the UK were underway.

The Battalion was engaged in a programme of lectures, visits and training.

9th – 11th April 1941

The recently formed Ski Platoon was to be known as RECCE PLATOON – and would be given special training, involving skis, ponies and cycles. “All ranks of the Platoon were looking forward to Cavalry training”.

Visits to the Battalion Camps took place by the relieving 147th Infantry Brigade and Battalion – 1st/5th West Yorkshire Regiment.

A series of Rugby matches were organised and the Battalion did well against various opponents.

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