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.
1919 –1st Bn, OXF & BUCKS LI – NORTH RUSSIA.
2300 - A patrol of B Coy. (Lt. Clews D.C.M.) went to Bolo old advanced position left bank. No Bolo’s were seen and patrol started salving the enemy’s wire.
Lt. Clews and one man examined the trenches on left of the road, and saw a Bolo watching them Shot bolo. 8 or 9 bolo’s got up and doubled away.
Shot 2 remainder escaped into the forest.
Bolo’s now heard moving West of the road.
1919 - 2nd Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI – OXFORD.
The Regiment moved from Oxford to Cork and absorbed the personnel of the 3rd Battalion from 1.8.19.
1944 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI – ORCHARDS. (NORMANDY)
A large proportion of the Regiment 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 Battalion ceases to be Line of Communications 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.
1972 – 1st Bn Royal Green Jackets – 3rd Tour Operation Banner – Northern Ireland
1RGJ Starts 3rd Tour 30/07/1972 – 19/11/1972. Belfast (Andersonstown).