1813 – 52nd – 2nd Bn 52nd embarked at Ramsgate to join Sir Thomas Grahams force in Holland.
1918 – 2nd Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - entered Germany and billeted at Malmedy.
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – STOUMONT to MALMEDY.
0800 – The Regiment passed the Starting Point, No9 Billet (The Medical Inspection Room) the Eastern House of the Village to march via LA GLEIZE – ROANNE COO STN – road junction just North of TROIS PONTS – STAVELOT – to billets in MALMEDY thus passing from Belgium into Germany about 3 miles East of STAVELOT. There was a long halt for tea between STAVELOT and the frontier. The roads were for the most part good, and the marching was very good, but the weather was bad, a cold wind blowing during the earlier part of the march; this changed to rain about the frontier.
12.40 – The Regiment crossed the frontier into Germany in order of Companies etc:- Buglers, A Coy (Capt C W H Bailie), B Coy (Lt C R Horley), C Coy (Capt P A Bobby MC), D Coy (Capt H S Eagle), Transport, 1st Line (Lt E H Vigars DCM Transport Officer) and 2nd Line (Lt F Barnes MC QuaterMaster), the Band playing the Regimental Marches of the 43rd and 52nd while the whole Regiment passed.
The billets at MALMEDY were of a very varying kind, the regiment being detailed to share a factory with the 24th (S) Bn Royal Fusiliers. Some of the companies had only stone floors to lie on. HeadQuarters, Offices etc were in House in the Town, Officers being also mostly in houses or hotel rooms.
During the evening the following was received from Brigadier-General W L Osborn GMG, DSO Commanding 5th Infantry Brigade:- “My congratulations to the 52nd Light Infantry on crossing the enemy frontier today as a result of the battle they have fought this year. British Infantry throughout history have proved themselves to be second to none and I am proud to have the Regiment in the Brigade I command on such an historic occasion”.
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshire Battalion – MAGLIO.
Battalion paraded at 13.15 hours & marched to a field close to VALDAGNO for inspection together with 1/4 R. BERKS REGT by a French Divisional Commander.
After inspection the CROIX DE GUERRE were presented to LT COL L L C REYNOLDS.
Afterwards marched past in Column of Route.
Ration Strength: 18 Officers 614 OR. Casualties: 3 OR to Hospital.
1962 – 1st Green Jackets, 43rd & 52nd – PENANG.
The Regiment was ordered to move to Singapore in connection with the Brunei Revolt.
The order was received at 1340hrs and the first vehicle moved off at 1930hrs.