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-
1919 –1st Bn, OXF & BUCKS LI – NORTH RUSSIA.
1000 - Demonstrations on both banks of the River with Artillery co-operation to coincide with Russian offensive on Railway Front.
29.08.19. CAPT MEADE’S DETACHMENT.
0001 - Column set out to make a holding attack on the Bolos position.
One Platoon Hants and No 13 platoon attacked. Remainder were Gun escort.
As Bolo had been reinforced attack was withdrawn. No casualties.
No. 59980 Cpl. Stanspied Royal Scotts Fusiliers attd 1st Oxf. & Bucks Lt. Infty. awarded M.M.
1944 – 2nd (AB) Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – FOULBEC -Normandy:-
News has been received that the Regiment 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scare that the enemy were preparing boats to cross the river to BERVILLE SUR MER from which all British troops had been withdrawn.
'A' Coy had a mobile platoon 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 Division return.
All our drivers less carrier drivers are now back with us which means a further 13 available for drafting!
'HQ' Coy now consists of Battalion HQ, Signals Platoon, Adm Platoon (including Carrier and Anti tank remnants), Pioneer Platoon.
PM - Standing Orders for Battalion 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 officer 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.