1842 – 52nd – Left Barbados (West Indies) for Canada.
1847 - 43rd - New Colours presented to the 43rd by Lady Pakenham at Southsea.
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – VALLULART CAMP, YTRES - BARASTRE. (France)
Message timed at Brigade Headquarters 2.55AM received to the effect that the Division would be concentrated in the area BARASTRE – HAPLINCOURT – by 7AM.
The 5th Infantry Brigade to march to BARASTRE, and to enter it not earlier than 6AM.
The regiment marched at 4.30AM, via LECHELLE and BUS – very considerable block of troops on the road, R.E. and Infantry – perhaps unavoidable lack of traffic control – After some trouble billeting accommodation was satisfactorily arranged in huts.
About 2PM orders were received to be prepared to move at once, and shortly afterwards to move immediately in support of a brigade of 17th Division. This Division, holding a line in front of approximately HERMIES – HAVRINCOURT was being heavily attacked.
The Regiment marched by a circuitous route, round the South side of BERTINCOURT to a position in map Square J.33.a and b on the West of the BERTINCOURT – HERMIES Road arriving without casualties about 6.15PM.
2nd Bn Highland Light Infantry were on Left of the regiment.
Forwards reconnaissances were made under cover of darkness and the companies were distributed in irregular formations, to dig in.
Capt C H B Slocock had this day taken over the duties of Acting Adjutant from Capt E H Whitfeld MC who proceeded with Lt V C Martin as though to go on leave, both officers and a number of other ranks however being subsequently stopped.
The night, after settling down, was quiet and undisturbed: rations duly arrived, but the rum promised did not.
The early morning brought fresh orders for a move.
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshireBattalion – S GEORGIO DELLPERTICHE (Italy)
2/LTs BOCKING & BUTLER proceeded on 3 days leave to ROME to be present at International sports.
145th INF BDE tug of war team representing British Army in Italy.
BUCKS BN supplying 4 men (CSM BISHOP, SERGTs SMITH & WALSH & L/CPL WELLS) & the Trainer (RSM VINCENT).
Ration Strength: 36 Officers 806 OR
Casualties: 3 OR to Hospital Sick.
1918 - 2/4th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - Remnant at ATTILLY and BEAUVOIR. (France)
2/4th (TF) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI - ATTILLY
During the day the Battalion held one of the keeps in the Battle Zone, until they were driven out by a strong enemy attack about 1.30 p.m. when it withdrew in good order to a prepared position in front of BEAUVOIS.
At night an enemy attack penetrated the positions on our right, our position however remained intact.
Casualties – Other Ranks. Missing 5, Wounded 1, Wounded and Missing 1.
1918 - 5th (S) Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - At PETIT DETROIT. (France)
Battn. arrives at PETIT DETROIT about 5.30 a.m. awaiting orders to move forward.
Canal bank held. All details there under Lt. MONEY and 2nd Lt’s. CRESWELL AND COOKE.
Col. SEBASTIAN joins battalion about 10 p.m.