This Day In History: 1948-10-13

The 1st Battalion took to the field as a complete unit for the first time since moving to Malaya, taking operational command of the South Sector in Johore from 1st Battalion 10th Gurkha Rifles with their Tactical HQ at Majedee Barracks. A series of operations were then launched with The Devonshire Regiment, The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers and the Seaforth Highlanders.  Click here for an account of the campaign.