The determined opposition and accuracy of fire, together with experienced use of cover and ground, showed that these bandits were a far different proposition to the local and semi-organised gangs previously encountered. Ken Ruddock's Letters: 1944 - 1947. In August, 1935, it became apparent that Italy intended to undertake military operations on a large scale ; six or seven divisions—Fascist, Military and Native—had been concentrated on the Italian territories adjoining Abyssinia. It is certain that the defeat suffered this day by Kawakgi at the hands of the Battalion, assisted by those troops mentioned above, was even more severe than was at first thought as on no subsequent occasion did he start an offensive, with any large number of his followers, against British Troops. In the early morning information was received that once more an ambush was being staged at "Windy Corner". This result is almost entirely due to the resolute and energetic action of the three Services, despite the hampering and difficult circumstances. The Striking Force ("C" Company) embussed and was off within a few minutes of the order to move being received. Die Liste der britischen Militärstandorte in Deutschland listet alle militärischen Einrichtungen britischer Verbände in Deutschland auf, sowohl geschlossene als auch noch bestehende. whole: Dimensions: 26cm., … Haile Selassie, Emperor of Abyssinia, fled in a British warship to Palestine. Camps and Posts were sniped daily and no man was able to leave such protection unless armed and with an adequate escort. Convoys used to move at about 35 miles an hour, the space between vehicles being about 30 yards. To read a contemporary account of the truck that was blown up (pictures above) please visit http://www.thelincolnshireregiment.org/newsletters/1947news05_p1.pdf and http://www.thelincolnshireregiment.org/newsletters/1947news05_p2.pdf. Station at Calafrana - its home for the next nine months. Lance Corporal J. Hickhng. On all sides Arabs were performing duties they had neglected for half a year. 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. The Lincolnshire Regiment (commanded by Lieutenant-Colonel E. P. Lloyd, D.S.O.) A party, under Lance Serjeant C. Bloodworth, while on its way at night to assist a Machine Gun Detachment in difficulties at an isolated post at Kfar Yavitz, was heavily fired on from orange groves by Arabs who were attacking the post. R to S. Kitchener New Army Battalion, (K2). After the Second World War, the regiment … At 4.30 p.m. on 23 October the Battalion Striking Force set out for Jenin with orders to search for Kawakgi and his armed bands. The strength of the Battalion on departure from Malta was:-23 OFFICERS.500 OTHER RANKS. On Special Service in Malta and Palestine, 19th September, 1935-20th December, 1936, 52 pp., Printed by N.A.A.F.I., 1937 : The History of the Second Battalion The Lincolnshire Regiment in North-West Europe. 4 Platoon, "A" Company, leaving one section on the Piquet position, followed up the retreating Arabs. The strategic objective was to preserve the security of Egypt, India and the Persian Gulf by seizing the south of Palestine and then capturing Jerusalem. Brigadier Arthur Sisson describes their time in Palestine. Lincolnshire Regiment [10th Foot] The History of the Lincolnshire Regiment 1914-1918 Name-rich history largely compiled from battalion war diaries. On no day while the Battalion was in Palestine, were the Daily Convoys unable to get through to their destination. Royal Lincolnshire Regiment This page summarises records created by this Organisation The summary includes a brief description of the collection(s) (usually including the covering dates of the collection), the name of the archive where they are held, and reference information to help you find the collection. "Sussex" under the command of Lieutenant R. Hughes, Royal Navy, and Lieutenant M. Napier, Royal Navy. The Lincolnshire Regiment began as: 1. Palestine – 1917. 1950.06: Jordan: Aqaba. Once again Lance Serjeant C. Bloodworth, by his inspiration and enthusiasm, was largely responsible for the success. Son of Mrs. Annie Plant, of "Chez Nous," Roman Bank, Skegness, Lincs. During the Second World War, the regiment was deployed to Egypt and Cyrenaica, but most of their work consisted of guard duty. "A" Company, later relieved by "B" Company. Lieutenant-General Dill, the Commander-in-Chief, this morning issued the following special order to the forces:- Part of 9th Brigade, 3rd Division. Some Palestine Regiment members were killed in Benghazi, where they fought heavy battles against the Germans. Aircraft co-operated throughout the day, indicating the movements of the enemy to the troops on the ground and bombing and machine-gunning whenever Arab parties offered a target. The King's Drums - 1938. All the baggage of the Battalion was out of the ship and loaded into railway trucks by the afternoon of July 18. On reaching the crest several Arabs were seen disappearing in the direction of Kfar Labad. Winning bid: £74.11 [ 8 bids] Postage: May not post to United States - Read item description or contact seller for postage options. As the troops neared the road the flashes of rifles, on the hills close by, could clearly be seen but the Arabs were prevented from interfering with the embusment by the well directed fire of the Naval Pom-Pom and mortars which had been left as escort to the lorries. Two Platoons of the Striking Force ("C" Company) at once started to carry out a wide sweep to the south of the road in the region of Kh Deir Aban and captured one Arab. In der Schlacht an der Somme wurde beim Angriff auf Gueudecourt am 25. The following message was also received from the Brigade Commander:- As punishment the village was fined but, being poor, it was sometimes found necessary to seize grain and animals. For the first time since April Jewish 'buses were running without escort, maintaining regular services to all parts of the city. They were driven out to rendezvous in lorries! When on detachment at Qalqilya, "B" Company was disturbed one evening when a bomb, thrown by a villager, exploded immediately outside the School which served as a billet. The Bermuda Rifle Volunteer Corps sent a contingent of 2 officers and 125 men, who served with 1st Lincolns from June 1915 onwards. Sep 2, 2017 - British; Lincolnshire Regiment, Cap Badge, c.1948 - 1960 With the ending of the Arab strike to-day Palestine resumed its normal life, for the first time for six months. These patrols usually consisted of armoured cars, Naval Pom-Pom with searchlight and one or more lorries each carrying a rifle section. September 1916 mehr als die Hälfte der noch einsatzfähigen Soldaten dieses Kontingents getötet oder verwundet. Although the steep, rocky hills and trees prevented the main party of Arabs from being located, several were seen and fired at. The troops returned to camp at 5 p.m., having spent nearly 24 hours in the field, climbing up and down precipitous hills on the hottest day of the year. … Station, Calafrana, since that date. Private E. Mackinder. "Exeter". This selection of photographs is from John's time in Palestine and includes Palestine, Israel, Eqypt, Sarafand, Nathanya, Port-Said, Tel-Letwinsky, Tel-Aviv, Jaffa and Trans-Jordan. In the shops assistants were busy dressing windows and arranging interiors, in many cases untouched throughout the strike. "C" Company, 6th Battalion Royal Tank Corps, under the command of Major E. F. Ledward. It was tiring work and entailed long carries up mountainous slopes. "Brigade Commander wishes to convey his congratulations to Lieutenant-Colonel Lloyd and all ranks on successful operation against determined and formidable opposition and he most deeply regrets fatal casualties and hopes all wounded will have speedy recovery.". Private K. Levack. He joined the Lincolnshire Regiment on 9 Jan 1958 and was transferred to the Army Reserve on 24 Sep 1969. Object details Category Books Related period Interwar (content) Creator SECOND BATTALION THE LINCOLNSHIRE REGIMENT (Author) N.A.A.F.I. On reaching the outskirts of the village of Beit Umrin a shot rang out from the olive groves near by, followed by heavier firing, until a fierce battle was very soon in prcgress. The District Commissioner (Mr. J. WARNING OF MORE STRINGENT MEASURES IF NECESSARY. It was only natural that this caused considerable excitement and, from a small beginning, the affair developed into a major action. Alto¬gether 19 demolitions were carried out by the Battalion, assisted by the Royal Engineers. S/15/1 Air At the Sports organised by the Aquatic Sports Club, St. Julians, the Battalion gained some notable successes which included 100 Yards Back Stroke and Medley Relay Races. A raiding force, "C" Company, was at once sent by lorries to seize these and blow them up. Pleasure at seeing again this busy spectacle, so well known to every visitor to Jerusalem, was somewhat tempered by the clouds of dust and other refuse which emerged. One Platoon "B" Company and one Platoon "C" Company, with a Naval Pom-Pom, one Troop Armoured Cars (11th Hussars) and one Section Tanks ("C" Company, 6th Battalion Royal Tank Corps) were immediately sent out from Battalion Headquarters by lorries. Our new Brigadier, Brigadier A. It is hoped that the campaign of murder and banditry will now cease. This innovation undoubtedly had a dramatic effect and definitely reduced sabotage. REID, John. A Military Cinema was opened in Tulkarm for the entertainment of the Battalion. Private W. Parsons. The people attending that waited for the special service at seven, which attracted one of the largest congregations he had ever known. Two months, almost to a day, after the General Strike was called off, the Battalion left Palestine for England. Signaller P. Bryant. And Jack Crompton (in my pics) who sadly died recently. Among the villages so searched were Zeita, Attil, Miska, Anabta, Bala and Kafr Rumman and, in nearly every case, rifles and ammunition were confiscated and the owners arrested. Second Battalion the Lincolnshire Regiment on special service in Malta and Palestine 19th September 1935 - 20th December 1936. description. Subsequent information showed that the whole of Kawakgi's gangs were in the Beit Umrin area and had been completely surprised by our arrival and it was established that two of their important leaders were killed. "Neuralia" (with the 7th Hussars on board) and escorted by H.M.S. Killed in action 22nd August 1917. Owing to its absence abroad the Battalion was net able to take part in the Army Inter-Unit Cross-Country Championship, and so lost the opportunity of winning the Challenge Cup for the second year in succession. Private 18955, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Condolences on the casualties sustained by the Battalion were sent by the High Commissioner, General Sir Arthur Wauchope, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., C.I.E., D.s.o. Air Vice-Marshal R. E. C. Peirse, C.B., D.S.O., A.F.C. Das erste Kontingent kämpfte ab Juni 1915 innerhalb des Ersten Bataillons der Lincolns bei Ypern. WWII General Service Palestine Medal Pte F Woodhouse Lincolnshire Regiment : Condition: Used. The war ended in May though Abyssinia virtually remained unconquered, with large tracts still under the control of the various Rases and bandit groups. Landed at Le Havre on 14 August 1914. Private J. Roberts was wounded early in the action. Sightseeing expeditions were organised to Jerusalem and Bethlehem, no less than 260 men undertaking the trip. It is worthy of note—possibly as a unique instance of intimate co-operation between the Army and Air Force—that the officers of the Battalion share our Mess with us, and the Regimental Colours hang in the dining-room. © The Lincoln Branch of The Royal Lincolnshire and Royal Anglian Regimental Association. Private T. Welch. I am sure that the three Services under my command will maintain the high reputation they have already established, and, by courtesy and consideration shown to the inhabitants, assist in the restoration of more normal conditions." Uniforms. Later in the evening the following message was received from the Brigade Commander:- "Please convey congratulations to troops engaged in to-day's operations which were very successful.". The Corps of Drums was also able to show its merit when, under Drum-Major H. Butters, it played at the Ceremony of Beating Retreat in Valletta on the Square outside the old Palace of the Grandmasters of the Knights of Malta. The abandonment of anti-sabotage patrols and village searches for arms is under consideration. On the Jaffa road, along which, in the past six months, almost the only traffic has been in guarded convoys, there was an endless stream of omnibuses, lorries, and cars, all unescorted. The cafes were crowded, the gold and silver bazaars had re-opened their safes, the coppersmiths were working, and even the Turkish bath, so well known to every visitor, was doing good business. 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. In der Schlacht an der Somme wurde beim Angriff auf Gueudecourt am 25. Highland Light Infantry The HLI site has no official history for Palestine but does have a section for personal stories. Corporal J. Wilkes, D.C.M., was killed, Captain J. V. Faviell, M.C., Commanding "C" Company, and Privates J. Dinsdale and C. Cudworth, wounded. As the months went by, the situation became more and more serious, and additional troops were drafted into Palestine to assist in keeping order. hangars. [printed in Germany] H. R. Tweed. The trouble started when two tanks, carrying out a reconnaissance, broke down in the mountains about 7 miles from Tulkarm. In der Schlacht an der Somme wurde beim Angriff auf Gueudecourt am 25. Cookhouses and ablutions lay outside. The Palestine Regiment was an infantry regiment of the British Army that was formed in 1942. During these months the Battalion was housed in two large R.A.F. The convoys varied in size and consisted mostly of Jewish vehicles. The Regimental HQ was at the TA Centre in Coldyhill Lane, Scunthorpe, with a detached battery at Barton on Humber. The villagers proved friendly and in some cases they assisted in the construction of the piquets. Private E. Topliss. On many occasions wireless "XX" Calls were sent out for air reconnaissance and the prompt arrival of machines in the air was always received with acclamation. The hotel was the site of the central offices of the British Mandatory authorities of Palestine, principally the Secretariat of the Government of Palestine and the Headquarters of the British Forces in Palestine and Transjordan. The wild and rocky country enabled the Arab gangs to escape—the tanks were found intact. Within the triangle are bare and rugged hills, a safe haven for armed Arab gangs. It was during the final phase of the operations on the night September 13th/14th that the Commanding Officer (Lieut.-Colonel E. P. Lloyd, D.S.O.) The Battalion disembarked on September 28 and marched out, headed by the Regimental Band, to the R.A.F. The Naval Pom-Pom, two armoured cars and a machine gun of the Battalion at once gave covering fire and this enabled the Piquets to reach their allotted areas. HIS MAJESTY THE KING has been graciously pleased to award the following decorations for Devotion to Duty and Gallant Con¬duct in the Field in Palestine during the period July to October, 1936:-. 1948 : Egypt: Moascar, Canal Zone.. 28 Oct 48: Amalgamated in Egypt with 2nd Battalion without change of title.. Jan - Jul 49: Jordan: Aqaba. As before they were fired on when near Windy Corner." To overcome this difficulty a system of convoys was inaugurated and eventually two armed convoys went through Tulkarm each day, i.e., a North-bound convoy from Tel-Aviv to Haifa which ran in the morning via Tulkarm and Nablus, and a South-bound convoy which ran in the reverse direction in the afternoon. News of the battle had been rapidly passed to neighbouring villages and, for most of the 25 miles back to Tulkarm, the convoy was under unpleasantly close fire from parties lying in wait to catch us on our return journey. He asked for their co-operation and extended the friendship of the troops. will interest some of your readers. When furniture had been moved and the villagers themselves had been collected at a place of safety, the necessary explosives were placed in position and the demolition carried out. Gibraltar was passed on September 24, the troopship being accompanied on its passage through the Mediterranean by H.M.T. An eight-pointed star, thereon a circle inscribed Lincolnshire Regiment, within the circle the Sphinx over the word Egypt. Two Companies of the 2nd Battalion The East Yorkshire Regiment arrived in lorries from Hadera at 7 a.m. (October 9) as reinforcements. In addition, two officers of other units were wounded ; one of our aeroplanes was shot down but landed safely with the Pilot, Squadron Leader H. M. Massey, D.S.O., M.C., Royal Air Force, wounded ; another aeroplane unfortunately crashed, both occupants being killed. Brigadier A. Killed in action 1st December 1917. May we as a Battalion be allowed to express in print our sense of real and deep appreciation of the unstinted kindness and assistance given us at all times by Group Captain Sowrey and all ranks of the R.A.F. The gangs, under Fawzi El Kawakgi, had apparently escaped from the net in which the other units of the Brigade had hoped to catch them and were resting and taking cover from the fierce heat of the day. It was later shown that the Arab casualties on this day were considerably higher. Lieutenant-General J. G. Dill, C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., General Officer Commanding British Forces in Palestine and Trans-Jordan. During the month of September, 1936, official sanction was given for the demolition of houses as a punishment for acts of sabotage. John Searby - Palestine 1947 Sgt Ash's name appears on the Roll of those who served in Palestine. After special prayers for the fallen and the future of the Arab cause, preachers enjoined the worshippers to return to their normal activities and desist from all acts of violence. Trans-Jordan 1946. No known grave. Acc 2009/080:00 Records relating to Leonard Gibson of the Lincolnshire Regiment, 1891-1985 Leonard Gibson was born at Great Gonerby on 11 July 1867. During 1917 the Egypt Expeditionary Force (EEF) fought three battles against the Ottoman Turks as part of the Sinai and Palestine Campaign. This friendly gesture was much appreciated by all. Back in Jerusalem I met the Mufti, Hag Amin el Hussemi, on his way to the offices of the Supreme Council in Jerusalem. Brigadier L. Carr, D.S.O., O.B.E., Commanding 2nd Infantry Brigade. 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. Meanwhile divisional commanders will report what reduction in precautionary measures is possible. The Battalion also provided the Escort of 100 rank and file under the command of Captain P. G. C. Preston who had with him Second Lieutenant 0. Eventually the call came to Malta and on July 10, 1936, sudden orders were received for the 2nd Battalion The Lincolnshire Regiment and the 2nd Battalion The South Wales Borderers to proceed to Palestine. If possible such houses were those belonging to Arab leaders or organisers of terrorist gangs. The Battle started early in the morning but the Battalion was not called upon until late in the afternoon when the Striking Force ("A" Company) with Naval Pom-Pom, one section Machine Guns, two mortars and one troop Armoured Cars, left camp to support the remainder of the Brigade comprising 2nd Battalion The Bedfordshire Regiment, 1st Battalion The Royal Scots Fusiliers and 2nd Battalion The Dorsetshire Regiment. 7th (Service) Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has 993 recorded WW1 deaths for the 7th (Service) Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Newsletters - Palestine 1947-1948 (Reserve), A very praiseworthy effort was made by the Battalion Boxing Team to win the Malta Command Inter-Unit Boxing Tournament. No. The Royal Lincolnshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army raised on 20 June 1685 as the Earl of Bath's Regiment for its first Colonel, John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath. In one case the Battalion found itself in possession of a camel under these circumstances but no manual was handy to explain details of rations for such a beast, nor could it be discovered what 'words of command' were necessary to get it on the move, so it was handed back to its delighted owner. "Nevasa" making three troopships in all, a unique spectacle and one not seen since the Great War. Later, the donkeys were almost ready to pull the lorries out! At one road bend the Arabs had constructed a road block of large rocks which was cleared by men from the leading lorries while the enemy's fire was kept down by the combined efforts of the Naval Pom-Pom and our own machine guns. After hard fights in the preliminary rounds, the Battalion was only beaten in the final against the 2nd Battalion The South Wales Borderers by the result of the last fight. An important action took place in the neighbourhood of Bala on this date, lasting from 9 o'clock in the morning until 5 o'clock when dusk was falling. Two other troopships also lay at anchor - H.M.T. Private R. Holmes was killed and Serjeant F. Burdett, Lance Corporals A. Haigh and L. Hillsdon and Privates W. Millmgton, E. Bull and W. Leeke were wounded. On occasions the Arabs dug old Turkish 18-pounder shells into the road as mines, and were occasionally successful in blowing up a vehicle in the convoy on its way through. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. It was quite a relief to reach the spice bazaars, from which sweet scents exuded, indicating that the inmates there had also resumed activity. Aged 22. If the situation improves, pickets on roads and railways will be reduced and troops gradually withdrawn into the camps. The Striking Force ("C" Company), which had by now deployed, worked round the east end of the hill on which the Arabs had taken up their positions and the leading Platoons were close up to the sangars when a heavy fire was suddenly opened on our advancing troops, with the result that several casualties were suffered. During this action a number of Arabs were killed and wounded and two armed Arabs were captured. In Jerusalem the dramatic change since yesterday was evident from the moment of awakening this morning. 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. Ended: 16 Nov, 2020 18:00:38 GMT. All units were recalled back to their camps before any tangible results could be obtained. Enemy casualties are now placed at 42 killed and 15 wounded.". [2] Some Palestine Regiment members were killed in Benghazi, where they fought heavy battles against the Germans. (In Command prior to the arrival of General Dill). Tents had to be put up and baggage offloaded from the train. The Battalion's reputation at marching was maintained throughout the winter months when visits were made to places of interest on the Island, including Boschetto Gardsns, Hagiar Kim, Mnaidra, Torri Zurnek and St. Thomas' Fort. Written by David Brown. Brevet Lieut.-Colonel P. H. HANSEN, V.C., D.S.O., M.C. This report proved to be correct, as the Piquetting Troops ("A" Company), after debussing, were fired on from the heights while moving up to their positions on the hills. (printers) (Publisher) Production date 1937 Place made N.p. The approach to the bridge had been liberally sprinkled with broken bottles. Brigadier J. H. T. Priestman, D.S.O., M.C., Commanding 13th Infantry Brigade. 6 (Bomber) Squadron, Royal Air Force, Ramleh, co-operated with the Battalion. Jerusalem, Monday. During the afternoon an urgent call by wireless was received to assist the 1st Battalion The Royal Scots Fusiliers who had become heavily engaged with gangs near Jaba, 20 miles north east of Tulkarm. 1 Piquet advanced to its position, covered by the fire of machine guns, riflemen and Lewis gunners. The troopship sailed at about 3 p.m. on September 19 with the three Battalions on board. In this connexion, it is of interest to note the wording of the Balfour Declaration:- 14 November 1915 : transferred to 62nd Brigade, 21st Division. A minor operation, in which tanks played the leading part, was planned. Escorts for buses will be withdrawn. A suggestion to impose a sanction on oil met with little favour among the nations supporting the League. During its five months stay in Palestine the Battalion was at all times liable to annoyance from rebel Arabs. Several bad smashes occurred in the neighbourhood of the little village of Qalqilya, where the Battalion had one Company ("A" Company, later relieved by "B" Company) on permanent detachment. Details about WWII General Service Palestine Medal Pte F Woodhouse Lincolnshire Regiment See original listing. A new military policy was announced by the General Staff this evening. Private C. Lockett was slightly wounded and Lance Corporal F. White broke his leg through falling down a deep ravine. Searchlight Detachment, Royal Engineers. Subsequent Divisional Manoeuvres took the Battalion by march route back to Cattenck. One of his first acts was to order the establishment of permanent piquets on the hills covering the main roads and lines of communication. They had suffered 75% casualties by … No. This selection of photographs is from John's time in Palestine and includes Palestine, Israel, Eqypt, Sarafand, Nathanya, Port-Said, Tel-Letwinsky, Tel-Aviv, Jaffa and Trans-Jordan. The piquet positions consisted of sangars with an inner and outer wall of stone. 14 Dec 1944. After debussmg some 12 miles south of Jenin, the Striking Force advanced over very rough and broken ground. The close connection of Lincolnshire in general and the Lincolnshire Regiment in particular with the Royal Air Force needs no emphasis, and I feel sure that the enclosed photographs of the present happy association of this distinguished regiment and a unit of the R.A.F. During October the League of Nations enforced sanctions against Italy. The following represented the Battalion:-. Cordons were placed round the villages of Sanur, Meithalun, Judeida and Sins. Das BVRC stellte während des Ersten Weltkriegs zwei Kontingente im Verbund des Lincolnshire Regiment. Four days later, on September 18, the Battalion was played down by the Band of the 2nd Battalion The Royal Scots Fusiliers to Richmond Station, where it entrained in the drizzling rain at midnight. "Please convey my heartiest congratulations and thanks to all ranks under your command for their very successful action at Beit Umrin on 29 September, 1936. [1] During the Second World War, the regiment was deployed to Egypt and Cyrenaica, but most of their work consisted of guard duty. The city, silent as a town of the dead for the past six months, had suddenly resumed its normal busy, noisy life. Also see The first air reconnaissance machine was overhead twelve minutes after the first shot had been fired and quickly reported Arabs near Bala, about one-and-a-half miles away. Moreover, the Warrant Officers and Sergeants share the same Sergeants' Mess, and the soldiers and airmen, though having separate dming-halls, share the same Institute. The many thousands who attended testified to their love of music and the enthusiasm displayed proved their appreciation of good playing, under the able direction of Bandmaster R. Williams. The intervening period seemed to pass by somewhat slowly after the excitements of the previous months. The scene was one of peace and quietude, the still warm atmosphere of the passing day and the sheep and goats herds, tended by nomadic, shepherds, gave no indication that trouble could be expected. The day's work really calls for no special comment if it had not been for the return journey when the lorry convoy, carrying the troops, for over 10 miles of the journey back, came under the fire of Arab gangs who were occupying features on the hills on either side of the road. Malta, in common with the Great Family of British Peoples, deeply mourned the loss of His Majesty King George the Fifth. The enemy had taken up carefully concealed positions behind rocky sangars and were skilfully led and directed. Many men also joined the Lincolnshire Yeomanry, a local cavalry regiment that served with distinction in the Middle East and on the Western Front. The Paradata site also has a large number of photographs. Each piquet had an Arab constable attached. Games, Horse Racing, Sailing and Tombola helped to pass the time. Another armoured car followed up the rear of the column. Second Battalion The Lincolnshire Regiment. "The strike and armed rebellion have been called off unconditionally by the Arab Higher Committee from to-day. Our thanks are due to the police, without whose loyal co-operation many of our efforts would have been fruitless. On arriving near Jaba the Royal Scots Fusiliers could be seen engaged with the enemy on the bare and rocky hills but, as daylight was failing, our troops were not called on to deploy. 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