1804 – 52nd – 2nd Bn 52nd formed at Newbury, Berks.
1914 - 3rd (Special Reserve) Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - mobilized at Cowley Barracks and proceeded to Portsmouth.
1918 – Start of the “HUNDRED DAYS”.
British and Commonwealth forces attack with French forces: the Allied element is referred to as the Battle of Amiens, which was the opening phase of what later became known as the Hundred Days Offensive, that ultimately led to the end of the First World War
General Ludendorff would later refer to it as the "black day of the German Army"
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – RESERVE BATTALION AREA.
Notification received that owing to the attachment to the Brigade of a battalion of the 319th Infantry US Army who would hold the line (Right Front Battalion) as a Battalion, the Regiment would be relieved by this battalion US Army tomorrow and would withdraw on relief and be distributed as under:-
HeadQuarters and Two Companies as HUMBERCAMP
Two Companies at LA CAUCHIE – C and D Companies having been the outlying companies in the SAULTY Area were billeted in HUMBERCAMP:
A and B Companies were billeted at LA CAUCHIE.
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshire Battalion – KABERLABA.(Italian Front)
Patrol sent out by Centre Coy at 3am after 6 GLOSTER Patrols returned – NO enemy encountered.
At 12 Midnight 8-9 Raids were carried out all along British Front.
2 Raids by 6 GLOSTERS carried out from Battalion Front.
Parties proceeded up either side of CODA SPUR.
Heavy fighting took place in the RAILWAY CUTTING practically NO shelling on our Trenches.
Ration Strength: 24 Officers 593 OR. Casualties: NIL.
1944 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI – LE MESNIL. Normandy
This morning the Regt changed Bn areas with the 12 Devons. The enemy shelled and mortared both areas during the changeover and we suffered two casualties - two more casualties were incurred later in the evening. Our own mortars have also been very active.
1944 – 1st Buckinghamshire Battalion – OUISTREHAM -Normandy
AM - Lt Dunkley returned to Bn transfer to CMP not being accepted in view of shortage of infantry officers also 6 men loaned from 'A' Coy originally to CMP at LION SUR MER returned to Bn at our request in view of operational commitments of all coys now.
PM - Normal routine. Mail arrived from England after lapse of 4 days.
er lapse of 4 days.