I've been working on my Father's war record for quite a while now and I wonder if anybody can help with this last little bit. He was originally Royal Berks and was in France between Sept 39 and May 40 when he was evacuated from Dunkirk. After some time in Ireland on "special training" and a stint on the "defence of Londonderry", his Bn became an officers training unit which made him homeless for a while. He was posted to Burma but was redirected on route to the Middle East where he was posted to Leros. He must have had his lucky charm with him because by the time he got into position Leros was taken and he was withdrawn. The next couple of months are slightly unclear but he was x(ii) on 7/3/44 and we know he had an operation. He was declared fit x(iv) on 9/4/44 and the entry says; "To x(iv) MEITD XCON depot". I take that to be Middle East Infantry Depot but does anybody know what XCON is? The next entry is; "TOS BNAF to x(iv) 4BN IRTD 29/4/44. I've found references to 4BN IRTD but can find no details? Would it be possible to pinpoint location from this? We know his injuries eventually made him unfit for active service and he was transferred to the Psychological Warfare Branch in Sept 44 where he finished the war. He was a CSM but not substantive so was demobbed 5/1/46 as a C/Sgt. So, can anybody help with XCON? and 4thBN IRTD? PS. When did BNAF become CMF? I thought it was earlier than April 44. Much appreciated.