1776 - 52nd - left New York with expedition to Rhode Island.
1852 – 43rd – camp in South Africa struck by lightening, 2 men killed and 19 injured.
1900 – 1st Bn Oxf LI – detachment at Gottenburg lost 1 man killed and 4 men wounded.(Boer War).
1917 – 6th (S) Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - Quentin Ridge – BATTLE OF CAMBRAI
At 9 a.m enemy counter-attacked for Connelieu in N.W. direction.
All Coy’s held firmly but some troops on the left gave way and it looked as though the flank would be turned. The C.O. collected various units and established a line from Quarry in R.25.d. across to end of Flag Ravine thence N.E. “A” Coy. then threw the left back to main road as a defensive flank. The situation remained thus during the day and except for occasional sniping was quiet.
At dusk Companies withdrew from the line which was taken over Guards Bgde.
Companies were disposed at night in trenches around R.19.d. and remained in that position during the following day
At 5 a.m. on receipt of orders the Battalion moved back to a camp at Sorrel
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – BOIS DE VILLERS.
Lt E H Vigars DCM who rejoined for duty 30.11.18. was appointed Transport Officer and Lt Booth resumed the duties of Musketry Officer.
Rations were very short.
Company areas were readjusted with a view to improving the billeting conditions.
Parties were sent to NAMUR by train and lorry.
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshire Battalion – MAGLIO.
Reinforcements of 25 OR.
CAPT N.S.FLINT to Hospital.
Ration Strength: 25 Officers 659 OR. Casualties: NIL.
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