1817 - 43rd (in brigade with 7th and 23rd) reviewed by the Duke of Wellington at Valencienes; strength, 785 of all ranks.
1919 - 2nd Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – CORK, IRELAND
Lieut. N. G. Clarke on rejoining on 8.8.19 was posted temporarily to D Company.
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.