1817 - 43rd (in brigade with 7th and 23rd) reviewed by the Duke of Wellington at Valencienes; strength, 785 of all ranks.
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – HUMBERCAMP & LA CAUCHIE.
The move was carried out and the Battalion U S A occupied the Reserve Battalion Area before dusk.
Major G Field MC was required to remain with this battalion and be present with it in the line.
The move was completed by midnight, the troops being in very good spirits, being considerably rejoiced at the news of the capture of 17,000 prisoners and many guns by the British 4th Army and a French Army.
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshire Battalion – KABERLABA.
Some Shelling on SPOT TRACK in the Afternoon.
At 11.15pm a bombardment was opened and Raids carried out by 143 Brigade and French Division on Right.
At 2.30am Patrol went out to CODA to reel in telephone wires and look for dead from previous Night.
Ration Strength: 24 Officers 587 OR. Casualties: 1 OR to Hospital – Sick.
1918 - 2/4th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - CHAPELLE BOOM (Reserve Trenches).
1942 – 6th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - arrived in Bombay.
1944 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI – LE MESNIL. Normandy
A quiet night until 0600 hrs when enemy put down about 50 bombs into our area. Sixty reinforcements from England arrived this morning and Major Styles visited us this afternoon.
1944 – 1st Buckinghamshire Battalion – OUISTREHAM -Normandy
0150 - 13 rockets fired by enemy from area FRANCEVILLE PLAGE on to docks. Eerie whistling sound but no damage done. First appearance of rockets up to date. Shelling also started with NIL results.
1000 - Padre Dix leaves Bn to take up post of resident Chaplain to the Garrison Church at CAEN. (St Nicholas (British) Church). Sad day for the Bn after ten years continuous and faithful service. Padre's personal farewell message to the Bn published in Regimental Orders.
1500 - 'D' Coy come under comd 102 LAA and move to RANVILLE area - HQ at farm 118732.
'A' Coy take over bridges again as originally instructed.
All coys now committed operationally, only personnel left under comd 1 Bucks are balance of 'S' Coy (HQ and a few pioneer pl) and Bn HQ and 'HQ' Coy.
1600 - Carrier pl move to orchard 142699.