Regiment re-equip with Sherman tanks. October 23rd Battle of Alamein; advance to Kidney Ridge. 29th Regiment withdrawn after having lost just 6 tanks. Nov. 2nd advance to Tel-el-Aqqaqir under heavy fire. Nov. 4th Advance under fire; General Thoma, German commander captured. Lt-Colonel Archer-Shee wounded. Major Wingfield takes command, appointed Lt.-Colonel.