1812 – Wellington’s, Army and that of Marmont marching parallel to each other and within musket shot throughout the day, neither finding an opportunity to attack.
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – RIGHT BATTALION. (WESTERN FRONT)
Lt J E H Neville MC rejoined the Regiment from 3rd (Reserve) Battalion and was posted to C Company.
Lt R A Fitzgerald joined the Regiment from 3rd (Reserve) Battalion and was posted to D Company.
Lt H A I B Stokes joined the Regiment from 3rd (Reserve) Battalion and was posted to D Company.
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshire Battalion – FRONT LINE S. SISTO. (ITALIAN FRONT)
Battalion paraded at 5.30am and marched via PRIA DEL ACQUA to take over Right Sub Sector on and in front of S SISTO Ridge.
Battalion relief complete by 8.35am.
Took over from 10th NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS.
Battalion disposed as follows:-
Right Coy C Coy (Bn on Right 2 Bn 108 RI)
Centre Coy A Coy
Left Coy D Coy
Support Coy B Coy On S. SISTO Ridge
Bn HQers H.76.43
Very hot day.
Some shelling on Front Line between 6pm and 7.30 and again between 10.30pm and Midnight.
Patrols sent out by C and D Coys - No enemy encountered.
Ration Strength: 25 Officers 662 OR. Casualties: NIL
1944 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI – CHATEAU ST COME. (NORMANDY)
Once again our patrols report that the enemy posns on our front remain unchanged.
Our snipers claim three certain hits and 'C' Coy standing patrol engaged several targets with their guns as well, but the result could not be observed with any certainty.
Very heavy rain fell today and a lot of the slit trenches became waterlogged and all the tracks in the Regtl area extremely muddy.
1982 – 1st Battalion Royal Green Jackets – Regents Park Bombing London
Remembering this day in 1982 when the Band of the 1st Battalion Royal Green Jackets whilst playing at the bandstand in Regent Park, London were victims of an I.R.A Bomb.
Six members were killed and a seventh died later of wounds.
WO2 Graham Barker, 1st Battalion The Royal Green Jackets
Bandsman John Heritage, 1st Battalion The Royal Green Jackets
Corporal Robert Livingstone, 1st Battalion The Royal Green Jackets
Corporal Robert McKnight, 1st Battalion The Royal Green Jackets
Bandsman George Mesure, 1st Battalion The Royal Green Jackets
Bandsman Keith Powell, 1st Battalion The Royal Green Jackets
Bandsman Laurence Smith, 1st Battalion The Royal Green Jackets