1811 – 43rd and 52nd - Affair of outposts on the River Azava.(Spain)
1868 – 43rd – Embarked at Portsmouth on board HMS Urgen and sailed for the Channel Islands.
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI.
Notification received of the award of Military Medals in connection with the recent operations:-
7876 LSjt Bennett
18495 LCpl Bazeley.
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshire Battalion – GRANEZZA.
Battalion marched at 10am to Huts in Reserve Brigade area at GRANEZZA.
Route – Mule Track via COVOLO – PERPIANA – CAMPANA – TEZZE SCIESSERE.
A great deal of halting for first two hours owing to Brigade coming down.
Battalion Halted for ten minutes every half hour.
Long halt for Dinners at 12.50 – 1.30.
Head of battalion arrived at 2.30pm: all in by 3.30pm.
Owing to lorry shortage Officers valises and one Coys blankets could not be brought up.
This was made good by blankets and fleece lined sleeping bags which had been drawn from Ordnance in the Morning.
Transport (i.e.) 5 Limbers, 4 Cookers, 2 Water carts and Maltese cart and Pack Ponies arrived about 6.15pm.
A Coys Cooker fell over the cliff coming up, neither Horses nor men were badly hurt and Cooker not very seriously damaged in spite of rolling 50 feet with a ten foot sheer drop at the end.
Huts for the men quite good, but rather crowded.
Heavy fall of Snow and Sleet in the Evening.
Height climbed during the march, 840 metres (about 2750 feet).
Ration Strength: 36 Officers 761 OR. Casualties: 1 OR to Hospital.
1918 - l/4th Bn. Oxf & Bucks LI - To VALLE DI SOPRA. (Italy)
1918 – 5th (S) Bn Oxf & Bucks LI
Band instruments sent off to the 2/4th Battalion transport camp.
Orders for the Battalion to be sent to the Base, for drafting, expected at any moment.
1945 – 1st Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – North West Europe
On the 23rd advanced towards Mulmshorn (0410), with a troop of the 53rd Reconnaissance Regiment in front. Opposition was met and, though attempts were made to outflank it, resistance stiffened and the whole day was spent without further success.
1945 -2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI - NWE Ebsdorf
The Regiment left at 0800 hrs by march route arriving EBSDORF at about 1500 hrs.
We are all billeted in the town and expect to be here for about eight days.
The period is to be devoted to maintenance & training and the second-in-command is to start cadres for N.C.O.'s & potential N.C.O.'s.
In the evening a Dutchman reported to "B" Coy the location of a very large quantity of valuables belonging to the Netherlands Government, Bonds, currency, cutlery & jewellery were found hidden in a cellar.