1814 – 43rd & 52nd - On the road to Toulouse in pursuit of the French Army, arrived at Mont de Marson.(Peninsula)
1821- 52nd Light Infantry.
"Horse Guards, 1st of March, 1821,
"I have the honour to acquaint you, by direction of the Commander-in-Chief, that his Majesty has been pleased to approve of the 52nd regiment being permitted to bear on its colours and appointments, in addition to any other badges or devices which may have hitherto been granted to the regiment, the words--
Hindoostan. Nive. Ciudad Rodrigo. Corunna. Toulouse. Salamanca. Fuentes d'Onor. Vimiera. Nivelle. Badajoz. Busaco. Orthes. Vittoria.
"In commemoration of the distinguished services of the regiment in the several actions in which it was engaged in India, from September 1790 to September 1793; and in the battle of Vimiera, on the 21st of August, 1808; at Corunna, 16th of January, 1809; at Busaco, on the 27th of September, 1810; at Fuentes d'Onor, on the 5th of May, 1811; at Ciudad Rodrigo, in the month of January, 1812; at the siege of Badajoz, on the 16th of March, 1812; at the battle of Salamanca, on the 22nd of July, 1812; at Vittoria, on the 21st of June, 1813; in the passage of the Nivelle, on the 10th of November, 1813; in the passage of the Nive, on the 9th, 10th and 13th of December, 1813; at Orthes, on the 27th of February, 1814: and in the attack of the position covering Toulouse, on the 10th of April 1814.”
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – METZ-EN-COUTURE.
The Regiment was in billets and shelters in METZ-EN-COUTURE and Winchester Valley, position of Reserve Battalion of Left Brigade of Right Division of V Corps, to which it had moved from trenches on February 27/28.
6.30PM – Practice occupation of the 2nd system of Defence on the Brigade Front.
Casualties caused by shelling = Killed 5. Wounded 7.
On 1.3.18 a party of 3 Officers and 29 Other ranks proceeded on 4 days leave to PARIS, this is a most refreshing experience, especially to troops from such a desolate area, and the reports which certain Private soldiers have been required to write on return from such leave bear ample testimony to its value towards maintaining efficiency in the field.
1918 –1/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion - IL MONTELLO.(Italy)
Rain on and off all day.
Alls Coys carried out a certain amount of Training.
Work was continued on Shelters and Dugouts.
CO and 2nd In Command and parties from all Coys visited front line after dark
Ration Strength: 36 Officers 821 OR. Casualties: NIL
1945 – 1st Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – North West Europe
On the 1st March B Company, operating simultaneously with the 4th Royal Welch Fusiliers and the 158th Brigade, launched an attack on Graf (926387). Flooding, caused by a blown bridge, made the attack difficult, but flames were shot in by their supporting tanks and under cover of darkness the attack was successful. Later in the morning a single shell fell in A Company's area and mortally wounded Major C. G. Percy-Hardman,