1837 – 52nd - Disembarked at Gibraltar (first visit)
1915 - 5th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI arrived in Boulogne from England.
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – SAULTY.
Notifications received of the award of the Military Medal to 19156 Pte Mount (see under May 1/2).
The Major General came round the Companies at training in the morning, and expressed himself dissatisfied on several points:-
(1) Certain classes of Instruction were working as such and not under their Platoon Commanders.
(2) A Platoon tactical exercise was not being carried out daily. All training to be carried out in steel helmets in future. The Brigadier General inspected the regimental Transport, judged the competition, the results of which were very satisfactory, and gave away the prizes:
Class A Heavy Draught Pairs
1. Pte Gray 2. Pte Botley.
Class B Light Draught Pairs
1. Pte Bignell. 2. Pte Blake. 3. Pte Ruffles.
Class C Single Horse Turnout.
1. Pte Smith. 2. 8211 Pte Carter. 3. Pte Bristow.
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshire Battalion – FARA.
All Coys spent the Morning cleaning up kit etc.
Very Hot day.
Ration Strength: 29 Officers 750 OR. Casualties: NIL
1918 - 1/4th Bn. Oxf & Bucks LI - To MARE.
1945 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – Bulford
Preparations for leave, and considerable documentation.
Those having the demobilisation number of 27 and below are eligible for S.E.A.C.
These and others who are volunteers are to have 28 days leave.
The remainder will go in separate batches for 9 days.
1959 – 1st Green Jackets (42rd & 52nd) Leave CYPRUS.