1811 - Light Division - on the River Duas Casas, near Fuentes d'Onor. (Peninsula).
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 Jarrestrasse 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.