1809 - The Light Brigade started at dawn on the famous forced march on Talavera (52 miles in 26 hours with only 17 stragglers). (PENINSULA WAR)
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – RESERVE POSITIONS. (WESTERN FRONT)
Lt Col R B Crosse DSO proceeded on special leave to visit Reserve Battalion.
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshire Battalion – VAL BARENTHAL. (ITALIAN FRONT)
Working Parties as on 27th.
Adjt and OC A Coy reconnoitred Left Brigade Area.
LT COL REYNOLDS to England on Leave.
Ration Strength: 20 Officers 609 OR. Casualties: NIL.
1944 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI – CHATEAU ST COME.(NORMANDY)
Our standing patrols reported a certain amount of movement between the enemy FDLs during the night.
During the day enemy movement continued to be very cautious and he filled in the gaps in the hedgerows where our snipers had scored several hits previously, we did however manage to score one more hit.
At 2140 hrs 9 enemy mortar bombs landed in the Regtl H.Q. area, 6 of them were duds however and no casualties were incurred.