1811 - Light Division - on the River Duas Casas, near Fuentes d'Onor. (Peninsula).
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – RESERVE BATTALION.
Capt C T Chevallier proceede to England for a tour of 6 months, being subsequently posted to the 3rd (Reserve) Bn, Dover.
The Regiment relieved the 2nd Bn Highland Light Infantry in the Right Subsection.
Headquarters as before Boiry St Martin.
Relief without incident – considerable apprehension that a hostile attack was likely May 8th being mentioned as a probable date.
No4 Section A Company, 6th Battalion Tank Corps, was moved up to positions of readiness in the Brigade Front.
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshire Battalion – ASIAGO PLATEAU.
Battalion marched at 1.30pm to take over Right Sub Sector from 1/5 GLOSTERS.
Relief complete 4.30pm.
Dispositions as follows:-
Right Front B Coy H.80.47 – H.765.450
Left Front D Coy H.765.450 – H.720.425
Forward Reserve A Coy S. SISTO RIDGE H.79.44 – 72.42
Rear Reserve C Coy H.762.315
2nd Bn 138 FRENCH REGT on our Right. 1/4 R BERKS on our Left.
Line held with Outpost Line about 600 yards in front of Front Line which was about 100 yards inside the Wood.
Fine very quiet and quite comfortable in good weather.
Complete observation of all enemy front line on ASIAGO PLATEAU.
Observation Line maintained about 300 – 500 yards in front of Front Line by day.
Our heavy guns very active.
Patrols sent out by both Coys during the Night.
Raid by 7th DIVISION on our Left caused desultory hostile shelling about 11.30pm.
Ration Strength: 32 Officers 727 OR. Casualties: 3 OR to Hospital – Sick.
1918 - 2/4th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - At ROBECQ.
1945 – 1st Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – Germany.
At 0530 hrs. the Regiment left Willinghusen (6354) and moved through Barsbuttel (6055) into Hamburg (5055).
As the city had surrendered unconditionally on the previous day, there was no opposition. The streets were entirely deserted and all civilians had been ordered to remain in their houses.
The Regiment arrived without incident in its area in the neighbourhood of the Stadpark (5158) and the remainder of the day was spent in finding billets, having road-blocks removed by civilians, patrolling the area and locating vital points and camps of displaced people and prisoners.
A Company moved initially into flats at the corner of Jarre-strasse and Saarland Strasse (524573) and later into the municipal buildings in Vozzberg Strasse (509576).
B Company moved into pleasant villas in Maria Louisen Strasse (507577).
C Company went into a well-appointed warehouse, the property of the Hamburg City Railway Company.
D Company occupied a block of flats at the corner of Jarrestrasse and Jollasse Steig.
S Company moved into the school buildings at the corner of Grasweg and Vossberg Strasse. Regimental headquarters were established in the ground floor of the Red Cross buildings in the Schlageter Ring.
1945 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - Bad Kleinen
During the day the flow of prisoners & civilians continued.
Gradually the marching prisoners were sent back.
German hospitals were organised for the more seriously wounded & for the civilians.
When not required for guards & escorts the members of the Regiment had an opportunity for rest.