38 (Irish) Brigade move to Barletta.

Event
Wednesday, 29 September, 1943 - Tuesday, 5 October, 1943
Taranto to Barletta

The Brigade moved forward from Taranto to Barletta by road and rail with battalion main bodies departing from the Nasisi railway station around 1700 hours on 29 September and arriving in Barletta from 1500-1700 hours the following day, 30 September 1943. The battalions then marched to Andria to a camp and bivouac area with poor water facilities and an excess of biting mosquitoes.

Following a thorough soaking as a result of a severe storm on the night of 2/3 October, the battalions marched from Andria to a factory in Barletta, where they remained until 38 (Irish) Brigade departed for Termoli on 5 October 1943.

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