1775 - 52nd - embarked at Boston for attack on Concord, North America.
1842 – 52nd – Arrived in Canada.
1866 – 43rd – Left Aukland, New Zealand for home.
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI.
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshire Battalion – GRUMO & CEREDA (Italy)
Battalion marched at 9am via BERNUFFI to Billets at GRUMO and CEREDA arriving about 12 noon.
Transport was Brigaded and marched via VALLE owing to the hills, arriving about 1pm.
During the march box respirators were worn by all ranks for ¼ hour.
Billets quite good.
2nd LIEUT CORFIELD to GHQ Signalling School for Course of Instruction.
2nd LIEUTs GRACE & BAKER to XIV Corps School for Courses of Instruction.
Ration Strength: 42 Officers 799 OR. Casualties: 1 OR to Hospital.
1918 - 1/4th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - To CASTELGOMBERTO. (Italy).
1945 – 1st Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – North West Europe
On the 18th the Regiment seized Dauelsen (0085) as a firm base for the advance of the 52nd Division on Bremen (7199). Heavily supported by heavy, medium and field guns, the battle was quickly won, only D Company having to fight a skirmish to secure its area. Later shelling damaged most of the vehicles of Regimental headquarters.
1945 -2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI - NWE Katzien
Left KAHLSTORF at 0130 hrs. Route HANSTEDT - RATZLINGEN - ROSCHE, behind the Devons who very successfully did a silent dawn attack on ROSCHE. We then passed through to the village of KATZIEN (0393), which we occupied at 0900 hrs without opposition. There are enemy - chiefly recce and PzJager - troops in the woods around us but nothing in the immediate vicinity & we have been free from shelling & mortaring. Capt. F.B. Scott went on a recce patrol to POLAU (0894) where he stirred up a few enemy on the ring contour west of the village.