1808 - Both Bns 43rd and 52nd, as part of Sir J. Moore's rearguard from Sahagun (Spain), started on the retreat to Corunna.
1917 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – CAMBRAI SECTOR
In the position of Support Battalion to the Left Brigade of the 2nd Division.
Working Parties were relaxed on Xmas and the troops spent an uncomfortable but otherwise not unpleasant day.
The Rev. E. M. Guilford, B.A., C.F., conducted Morning and Evening Services at Regimental Headquarters.
2/Lt E. K. Blyth joined, and was attached, pending posting, to D Company.
1917–1/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion - S CROCE BIGOLINA.
All Coys had very successful dinners in the middle of the day.
Transport had dinners in the Evening.
2nd LIEUT CLOTHIER rejoined Bn from the Base.
Ration Strength: 39 Officers 874 OR
1917 – 5th (S) Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – Moved by rail from ST JEAN to WIZERNES thence by marching to ST-MARTIN-AU-LAERT (ST OMER AREA).
1944 – 2nd (AB) Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – Ardennes Offensive
Christmas Day the Regiment moved through Ath, Mons and Charleroi to Givet, reached at 0400 hrs. By noon the 52nd had taken over the Givet bridgehead and defence of the town. At this time Givet was an American replacement depot and American troops were available to help in the defence, as were French troops to man posts along the river towards Dinant, where the rest of the brigade was posted