Brigadier A. F. A. N. Thorne, C.M.G., D.S.O., A.D.C., Commanding 1st Infantry Brigade (Guards). H. Hopper, Bandsmen S. Perrin and R. Guttridge and Signaller R. Steele. It is interesting to note that, on all occasions related above, the Piquetting Troops, with the co-operation of the Striking Force, fulfilled their primary duty of keeping open the road. Lincolnshire Regiment, Ismalia, North Camp, Egypt in 1952. All the shops were open in the main street of Jaffa, and the town was full of Arabs, standing in groups and gossiping - a sight not seen there since April. They were driven out to rendezvous in lorries! The following message was also received from the Brigade Commander:- The convoys varied in size and consisted mostly of Jewish vehicles. Each piquet had an Arab constable attached. On the morning of July 15, the Royal Air Force at Calafrana sent a flight of flying boats about 70 miles out to sea to dip a final farewell to the Battalion. Signaller H. Beckett. Towards the middle of November all piquets were withdrawn owing to the bad weather and heavy rains, and the piquet positions were left in the care of the Mukhtars of villages. The brigade was attached to 28th Division between 17 February and 2 April 1915. Private E. Topliss. Lincolnshire Regiment. On the night selected the Lewis Gun and searchlight held the attention of the snipers with occasional retaliation, while the tanks made a wide sweeping movement and came up unexpectedly behind the night raiders. was sent for urgently by 5th Division Headquarters and was informed that the War Office had decided to send three Battalions (The 2nd Battalion The Lincolnshire Regiment ; The 2nd Battalion The South Wales Borderers ; and The 1st Battalion The King's Own Scottish Borderers) to Malta as extra reinforcements in view of the delicate international situation. Early in the beginning of the general strike, and as soon as the Arabs obtained sufficient arms, sniping used to be directed on cars running on the main roads in Palestine. Two months, almost to a day, after the General Strike was called off, the Battalion left Palestine for England. In der Schlacht an der Somme wurde beim Angriff auf Gueudecourt am 25. This triangle was known as "the triangle of terror" and it was justly so named as within that area most of the fighting took place. will interest some of your readers. The Bay of Biscay was crossed on December 18 where rough weather was encountered and remained with us all the rest of the voyage. Alto¬gether 19 demolitions were carried out by the Battalion, assisted by the Royal Engineers. Tulkarm is an Arab town, situated on the foot-hills which skirt the plains, midway between Haifa and Tel-Aviv (another new modern Jewish town). Lieutenant-General Dill, the Commander-in-Chief, this morning issued the following special order to the forces:- North. Private 18955, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Eventually some of the Mukhtars even invited piquet commanders to take coffee with them! 's, Dorsets, East Yorks, and ourselves took part in a huge drive across the whole area. Brigadier J. H. T. Priestman, D.S.O., M.C., Commanding 13th Infantry Brigade. Air Vice-Marshal R. E. C. Peirse, C.B., D.S.O., A.F.C. MALTA The Tank Commander sent up the S.O.S., followed by a wireless message "hurry", after which there was silence and all communication ceased. Formed at Lincoln in September 1914. Station at Calafrana - its home for the next nine months. As soon as the Battalion had embarked the 2nd Battalion The South Wales Borderers followed and the transport sailed at 5 a.m. on July 15. TRIAL RELAXATION OF TROOPS' CONTROL It was soon apparent that strong defensive measures were in progress. "Until Friday the British forces will adopt defensive tactics, responding only to unprovoked aggression. One Arab, severely wounded, was left on the ground, smoking a cigarette the gift of his captor; three more Arabs, of whom two were wounded, were also taken. The air was filled with the cries of street hawkers, mingled with the sound of cranking motors. Palestine: Commanders and leaders; J. V. Faviell (WIA) Fawzi al-Qawuqji: Units involved; British Army. Barbed wire surrounded all the Island's bays and inlets; specially constructed boom defences guarded the Grand and Sliema Harbours ; additional air squadrons and anti-aircraft units arrived from England. Qnt Arab, killed earlier in the day, was found. (In Command prior to the arrival of General Dill). Wireless and air reports stated that the tanks were surrounded by at least 30 armed Arabs and that heavy firing was heard. Gibraltar was passed on September 24, the troopship being accompanied on its passage through the Mediterranean by H.M.T. Actions of more importance, and in which considerable forces were employed, included those of which a short account is given below. Killed in action 22nd August 1917. A new military policy was announced by the General Staff this evening. EARLY in 1935, Italy's attitude towards Abyssinia became threatening and small frontier incidents were made the pretext of utterances on the part of Signer Mussolini, Head of the Italian Government, which led to a considerable movement of Italian troops to Eritrea and Italian Somaliland during the first half of 1935. Our new Brigadier, Brigadier A. Among the many who helped to raise the standard of swimming and Water Polo, the following were prominent:- In the shops assistants were busy dressing windows and arranging interiors, in many cases untouched throughout the strike. WARNING OF MORE STRINGENT MEASURES IF NECESSARY. 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