Cheers Andy. Top effort ! Where should I leave the rep ? It seems that the Belgians should have been on the left flank of 8th Infantry Brigade but Herzele was in the middle of the brigade's line... 1st Suffolks were mentioned at Erembodegem. (Too far north). 2nd East Yorks at Borsbeke - very close indeed to the road into Herzele 4th Royal Berks- Welle and Erembodegem. I think them unlikely. Did you see that they lost a Major with a D.F.C. ? http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2254627/FORD,%20SPENCER%20GEORGE 8th Infantry Brigade - no locations mentioned between the lines on the Dender and the Schelde (Escault) 2nd Lincs - Should have moved to Borsbeke. It's not clear if they did. However, they were at Heldergem which is only 2.5km away from Aaigem and any road from there to Herzele. 1 KOSB - clearly typed up afterwards - confusing. They were on the Dender with 2 Lincs on their right and say that they were left hand troops of 3 Div with 4 Div on their left....Where had 8 Inf. Bde gone ? There is something that I'm failing to grasp here. 2nd RUR - Stole a lot of Belgian bicycles but then failed to mention any locations. 9th Infantry Brigade - no locations mentioned after HQ at Borreken (Denderhoutem) prior to move back from the Dender. None of these diaries mention any incidents with Belgian troops. My suspicions though fall on 2nd Lincolns. Their location is pretty much correct (assuming a battalion front of three or four miles at least) and they were clearly as jumpy as hell. In Denderhoutem, they reported "Two RASC shot in village. Presumably by enemy agent. All cvilians (male) between 16-60 were rounded up, searched and locked in local school for night.....parachutists believed seen" Even behind the Schelde, they reported "8 parachutists' and we now know that none were employed. I have also heard anecdotally that the British troops in Denderhoutem were shooting at anything that moved...even today, the BEF of 1940 has a bad reputation there. I suspect that we're not going to be able to find any definite confirmation here but I'll keep looking !