1775 - 43rd and 52nd holding and fortifying Charlestown Heights.(Battle of Lexington).
1815 – 52nd – Commenced march on Paris.
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – LEFT FRONT BATTALION.
The Regiment on relief by 24th Royal Fusiliers withdrew into Reserve.
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshire Battalion – MTE BRUSABO.
Battn clearing up.
A Coy sent 1 Officer and 40 OR to bottom of No4 Telefuica to remain there for work.
A Further 50 OR were provided for work at the top.
Ration Strength: 22 Officers 623 OR Casualties: 18 OR
1918 - 5th Bn. Oxf & Bucks LI - Cadre to CLACTON-ON-SEA.
Orders were received for the Cadre to proceed to CLACTON –on-SEA (Essex) and there to form the New Battalion from drafts, which it was expected would take a week of 10 days to collect. The Commanding Officer drew up a protest against the change of name which the B.C.C. promised to forward. The Commanding Officer proceeded independently to London and was granted an interview at W.O. at which the difficulty of maintaining the Oxf & Bucks Light Infty was shown him and the reasons for the raising of a new Gloucester Battn. explained.
1944 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI – ST COME.
After a quiet day the ENEMY sent over a heavy mortar concentration at 2000 hrs.
At 2100 hrs a fighting patrol of 2 platoons 'B' Coy commanded by Maj Edmonds attacked & cleared hedge row 142736 running NORTH, killing 10 ENEMY; they then came under heavy small arms & MG fire from the RIGHT flank; Maj Edmonds being wounded.
Maj Darrell Brown commanding the Regiment then ordered the patrol to withdraw, 'D' Coy being brought up to cover this withdrawal.
Casualties were 6 wounded and 6 missing.
Maj Favell assumed command of 'B' Coy.
At 2300 hrs a further concentration from Rocket Projectors was brought down on our area in which Lt James was killed and Capt Mason wounded.