1808 - 52nd - on outpost duty near Torres Vedras (Portugal).
1812 – 52nd – Quartered at Getafe near Madrid.(Spain)
1914 – Retreat from Mons – 2nd Bn Oxf & Bucks LI-
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI - .
Lt Bartlett granted leave to England to 12.9.18.
Lt T A Coffin granted leave to England to 29.9.18 (one month).
2/Lts L M Crosfeld & C Gray arrived and attached to D and C Coys pending posting.
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshire Battalion – GRANEZZA.
Almost the whole Battalion employed on Working Parties at various dumps etc.
Heavy rain in the Evening, the weather becoming extremely cold.
Ration Strength: 20 Officers 509 OR. Casualties: 3 OR to Hospital – Sick.
1918 - 2/4th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - To Support Trenches (VIERHOEK-MERVILLE Road),
1944 – 2nd (AB) Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – FOULBEC -Normandy:-
News has been received that the Regt will be proceeding back to ENGLAND on 2 Sep. Today has been spent issuing men with new clothing and getting them bathed and generally cleaned up.
There was a slight scare that the enemy were preparing boats to cross the river to BERVILLE SUR MER from which all British tps had been withdrawn.
'A' Coy had a mobile pl ready to deal with any emergency, but nothing came of it.
1944 – 1st Buckinghamshire Battalion (Normandy):-
AM - Balance of 'S' Coy personnel transferred to HQ Coy.
'S' Coy books and affairs wound up.
2 - 3 tonners on loan to Airborne Div return.
All our dvrs less carrier dvrs are now back with us which means a further 13 available for drafting!
'HQ' Coy now consists of Bn HQ, Sigs Pl, Adm Pl (incl Carrier and A tk remnants), Pnr Pl.
PM - Standing Orders for Bn while at PLANET issued.
Definite news received of death of Capt J.A. Hope in action while serving with 7 Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
Capt Hope was first offr to be drafted when 'A' Coy went complete less its HQ on 13 Aug. He was killed on 17 Aug during an advance on ST JULIAN.
Full details are not available but it seems that fairly heavy casualties were suffered by 'A' Coy in the attack.