1813 - The Light Division left winter quarters and marched into Spain.
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – SAULTY.
The Major General inspected the Billets etc of the Regiment.
Box Respirators to be worn for one hour daily till 26.5.18. This was done half an hour before breakfast, half an hour after retreat.
Regimental Order 59 (3) of this date:-
“When the Alarm for gas shelling (“Poison”) is given by Bugle, the cavalry Charge followed by one G will be used, and will be sounded by the Bugler on Guard and taken up by the Buglers at the Headquarters of Companies: the “Dismiss” will be sounded after the test is over”.
The Regiment to be at one hours notice to move between 6AM and 10AM and not as heretofore.
All ranks away from billets to have fighting order with them during these hours.
A Branch of the Prisoners of War Committee was instituted within the 52nd in the field:-
Regimental Representative, Capt J B Slade Baker.
Representatives of Companies A = Lt C E Cope, B = CQMS Weymouth, C = CQMS Andrews, D = CQMS Beuford MM.
To be Acting Captains – Lt J B Slade Baker vice Chevallier. Lt H S Eagle vice Field and to Command D Coy.
To be Lieutenant – 2Lt L Bartlett (19.5.18.)
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshire Battalion – ROVERE.
Battalion Paraded at 4.50am & marched to camp at ROVERE about 6 miles.
Remained here under canvas throughout day which was very hot.
Battalion paraded again at 9.40pm and marched to GRUMO & CEREDA arriving there at 5am. Halt for 1 1/2 hours for Breakfast at 1.30am.
All packs sent by lorry- everyone very done up. No man fell out.
Ration Strength: 28 Officers 740 OR. Casualties: NIL
1918 - 1/4th Bn. Oxf & Bucks LI - To S. MARIA.
1947 – 1st Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - All ranks in BAOR are authorised to wear berets.