1830 - The Gorget and Black Cockade abolished
1914 – The Buckinghamshire Battalion (TF):-
Arrived at Bovington Green near Marlow, Bucks for their annual camp.
1919 –1st Bn, OXF & BUCKS LI – NORTH RUSSIA.
SELTSO ON VAGA N. RUSSIA
2100 - Bombarded enemy’s position.
1919 - 2nd Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – CORK, IRELAND
Lieut. K. S. Wootten detailed for 3rd Course at Army School of Physical Training, assembling on 11th August at Aldershot.
Lieut. Dowson appointed Ammunition Officer.
1925 – 4th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – Annual Camp – WEYMOUTH.
1925 – Buckinghamshire Battalion – Annual Camp – WEYMOUTH.
1931-Buckinghamshire Battalion - Annual Camp –WHITECLIFF FARM, SWANAGE.
1931 - 4th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - Annual Camp – WHITECLIFF FARM, SWANAGE.
1936 – Buckinghamshire Battalion – Annual Camp – WINDMILL HILL.
1936 – 4th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – Annual Camp – WINDMILL HILL.
1944 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI – BREVILLE & AMFREVILLE
Another quiet day.
1944 – 1st Buckinghamshire Battalion – OUISTREHAM -Normandy
0800 - 'B' Coy come under comd 6 Airborne Div attached to 52nd (2 Oxf Bucks)
A tk Pl and Carrier Pl also come under comd 6 Airborne Div and take up HQ at 137702.
3 of Pioneer Pl clearing minefield by 'S' Coy billets to make miniature range injured when mine explodes. One man 14400442 Pte Higgs S. being killed.
Total casualties up to 31 Jul now confirmed as 4 killed 49 injured.