4th Special Service Brigade - Brigade Headquarters - War Diaries

5th June 1944
Place: Warsash
Embark in LSI(S) Serials 1519 and 1520.

6th June 1944
Place: St Aubin Sur Mer
0900 - Landed at high tide in face of sniping and MG fire.
Place: La Rive
1000 - Bde HQ assembles 005850.
1130 - Tac HQ moves into ST AUBIN, area 015855.  Rear HQ remains LA RIVE.

7th June 1944
Place: St Aubin
1100 - 46 RM Cdo landed NAN RED. Assembled in area LA RIVE under comd 4 SS Bde. Immediate task to adv through LUC SUR MER.
Place: Lion Sur Mer
1100 - Lt Col T.M. GRAY, Commanding 41 RM Cdo wounded, Maj D. BARCLAY, 2 ic, killed. Major J.A. Taplin therefore assumed comd.

8th June 1944
Place: St Aubin
1130 - Bde Comd returns from visit to 1 Corps with infm concerning future C do tasks.