1810 - The Light Division fell back after Almeida to Freizedas where it remained while the French besieged the fortress of Almeida.
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – RESERVE POSITIONS. (WESTERN FRONT)
Lt H G Dashwood joined the Regiment for duty from 3rd Bn and was posted to B Coy.
The rain and bad weather very considerably hindered the training and contributed largely to the discomfort of the troops.
The accommodation in the RESERVE BATTALION AREA is all of the “fair weather” variety and very illsuited to wet or winter conditions. Many men got little or no sleep on several night, their shelters being flooded out.
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshire Battalion – VAL BARENTHAL. (ITALIAN FRONT)
Various Working Parties found by Coys all of which were sent back after getting wet through.
CAPT B.C. RIGDEN to SIRMIONE on Leave.
Heavy rain storms throughout the day.
Night Working Party of 100 OR sent forward but sent back owing to Trench Raid.
2nd LIEUT WILCOX took over D Coy.
Ration Strength: 25 Officers 631 OR. Casualties: NIL.
1918 - 1/4th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - To KABERLABA. (ITALIAN FRONT)
1944 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI – CHATEAU ST COME.(NORMANDY)
Our own arty was active during the night a number of VICTOR targets being engaged.
The enemy have been rather more hesitant about showing themselves to-day and our snipers only claim two certain hits and 5 probables.
About 50 men attended a concert given by the Regtl Band at OUISTREHAM and a further 50 attended a film show at LUC SUR MER.
1944 – 1st Buckinghamshire Battalion – NORMANDY.
The Regimental band gave another splendid performance on the 26th July, immediately after which the Germans put two shells into the theatre!