1812 - The Light Division in bivouac at San Martin, near Salamanca. PENINSULA WAR
1847 – 52nd – Left Quebec for England.
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – RIGHT BATTALION. (WESTERN FRONT)
Inter Company reliefs carried out :–
To Right Front D Coy
To Left Front – A Coy
To Support – C Coy
To Reserve – B Coy
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshire Battalion – S. SISTO. (ITALIAN FRONT)
Battalion manned Battle Positions between 10am and 1pm.
Lewis Gun firing carried out by Right Coy during Afternoon.
Patrols sent out by Centre and Right Coys – No enemy encountered.
Intermittent shelling on Front Line throughout the day.
2nd LIEUTs WILCOX and BUTLIN rejoined from courses.
1944 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI – CHATEAU ST COME. (NORMANDY)
During the night our own arty fired at frequent intervals on counter battery and counter mortar tasks on our front. Enemy reaction was only slight.
Our own patrols confirmed that the enemy were still in occupation of the posts on our front.
Lt Scott fired a PIAT at three of the enemy posts, the bombs landed in the right place but the enemy reaction was nil.
It continued raining most of to-day and practically no movement observed from the enemy fwd posts.