Reference O.O. 142.
- (a). If the 9th K.O.Y.L.I. fail to take the 1st objective, the 15th Durh L.I. will take 1st objective and 10th K.O.Y.L.I. will take 2nd objective.
In this case, one company of 15th Durh L.I. will follow 10th K.O.Y.L.I. and be in support of them.
(b). The 9th K.O.Y.L.I. will assist 15th Durh L.I. and will dig in on objective allotted in Brigade O.O. to two companies of 10th K.O.Y.L.I.
(c). The 1st E. York R. will occupy our old front line with one company.
- In the event of 9th K.O.Y.L.I. being unable, owing to enemy action (e.g. severe counter-attacks on 110th Inf. Bde. on 2nd inst., or on 9th K.O.Y.L.I. on 3rd inst.)-
(a). The 10th K.O.Y.L.I. will take 1st objective, and will take over line and be formed up in front by 5 a.m. 4th inst.
(b). The 15th Durh. L.I. and one company 1st E. York. R. will take 2nd objective as arranged.
(c). The 1st E. York. R. will perform role originally allotted to 10th K.O.Y.L.I.
(d). The 9th K.O.Y.L.I. will be Brigade Reserve and occupy position allotted to 1st E. York. R.
- In the event of dispositions having to take place as in para 2 – If 10th K.O.Y.L.I. fail to take 1st objective, the 15th Durh L.I. will take it.
The 1st E. York. R. will take 2nd objective supported by one company 15th Durh L.I.
The 10th K.O.Y.L.I. will do task as allotted to 9th K.O.Y.L.I. in para. 1 (b).
O.C. battalions will have plans ready for each eventuality and let their officers know them.