1811 - The Light Division reached Campo Mayor.
1919 –1st Bn, OXF & BUCKS LI – NORTH RUSSIA.
0900 - Mounted patrol of 1 offr. (Lt. H.S. Eagle) & 5 O.R. proceeded to reconnoitre MIJNI KITSA – CHAMOVO trail.
Patrol only got six verts and had to return owing to swamps.
Trail impassable for wheels or foot passengers.
1944 – 1st Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - NORMANDY
The advanced party landed at Courseulles-sur-Mer on the 23rd June and drove to Beny-sur-Mer to prepare the Regimental concentration area.
1944 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI – LE MESNIL.
At 0310 hrs the ENEMY commenced heavy shelling of our positions and continued for 70 minutes, damage to property was slight and we had no serious casualties.
The remainder of the day was quiet, two cows were killed by a bomb from a rocket projector in our locality, this enabled the butchers to get to work and the troops enjoyed fresh meat for the first time since D day.
The night was the quietest we had had for some time.