1807 - 43rd - embarked for Copenhagen.
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – RESERVE POSITIONS. (WESTERN FRONT)
The Regiment relieved the 2nd Bn Highland Light Infantry in the area of the LEFT BATTALION.
The normal dispositions being modified to admit 3 platoons of the 1st & 2nd Battalions 319th USA Infantry being attached to the Regiment for instruction in the line.
The part normally held by 2 companies was taken over by C Coy (Capt Bobby MC) with three American platoons attached. (These three platoons came in on 28th and spent 1 day with 2/HLI and on completion of 4 days on 1/8/18 were relieved by 3 more American platoons).
The Support Company Area was held normally by D Coy also the Reserve Company Area by A Coy.
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshire Battalion – VAL BARENTHAL. (ITALIAN FRONT)
Working Parties as before.
Very Quiet Day.
Parties from 6th R WARWICKSHIRE REGT came up to reconnoitre.
2nd LIEUT HERBERT and 41 OR went off by lorry to take over various Guards in the Foothills.
Ration Strength: 20 Officers 613 OR. Casualties: NIL.
1944 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI – CHATEAU ST COME.(NORMANDY)
A normal night.
Our own arty active as usual, a few enemy shells land in the Regtl area, but no casualties.
Our snipers claim two more hits during the morning, one of the enemy hit was wearing a much lighter grey uniform than any seen previously which tends to confirm other indications that a relief has taken place.
During the afternoon the Regt was relieved by 1 RUR and moved back into Bde reserve area in the orchards astride the rd 132142.