1809 – Light Brigade – Took over Advanced guard and outpost duties of the army after Talavera. (PENINSULA WAR)
1877 – 43rd – Martini-Henry Rifles issued at Bellary (India) in place of Snider Rifles.
1915 – 5th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – Present at the action of HOOGE; (WESTERN FRONT)
1916 - 2nd Bn Oxf & Bucks LI. - Took part in attack on GUILLEMONT (Near Delville Wood, Somme). (WESTERN FRONT)
1916 –2nd Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – MONTAUBAN.
4.45am – “Zero” for attack.
B and C Companies attacked the Station. (Guillemont)
A and D Companies attacked towards GINCHY.
Both attacks failed.
Casualties: 12 Officers and 205 Other Ranks.
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – LEFT BATTALION AREA. (WESTERN FRONT)
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshire Battalion – GRANEZZA. (ITALIAN FRONT)
Battalion relieved by 6th R WARWICKSHIRE REGT.
Relief complete by 9am.
Battalion went into hutments at GRANEZZA occupied before.
C and D Coys found Working Parties near MARGINAL ROAD.
Ration Strength: 21 Officers 604 OR. Casualties: 6 OR to Hospital – Sick.
1918 - 1/4th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - To GRANEZZA. (ITALIAN FRONT)
1918 - 7th Bn. Oxf & Bucks LI - Returned to L Sector Front Line (Macedonia).
1944 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI – ORCHARDS. (NORMANDY)
A large proportion of the Regt had their first full nights sleep since before 'D' day.
40 men were sent across the bridges to LUC SUR MER for a days outing.
The remainder have spent the day resting and generally cleaning themselves up.
1944 – 1st Buckinghamshire Battalion - NORMANDY
0550 - Received letter from 1 Canadian Army stating that the Bn ceases to be L of C but comes under 1 Canadian Army wef 1200 hrs today. immediately under 1 Corps.
0900 - Comd Offr visits 1 Corps and arrangements are made for Bn to become Corps Troops, directly under 1 Corps for Admin but under 6 Airborne Division for operations.
1200 - 6 Airborne Division contacted.