1863 – 43rd – en route from India to New Zealand detained in quarantine in Mauritius.
1900 - Mounted Infantry Company 1st Bn Oxf LI engaged at Bothaville.(Boer War)
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – ST. PYTHON.
It rained continuously all day.
From 0600 hrs the Regiment was at one hours notice until about 1100hrs when notification was received that it would not move that day.
Notification was received that Lt H G Dashwood had been absorbed on to the strength of the Third Army Infantry School.
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshire Battalion – MADRANO.
Day spent resting & cleaning up.
2 Lorries containing Greatcoats & cooking pots arrived in Afternoon.
Very pleased to see them.
TRENT about 4 miles, put Out of Bounds to BRITISH Troops!
Ration Strength: 26 Officers 631 OR. Casualties: 1 OR to hospital –sick.
1918 – 1/4th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – CALDONAZZO.
Civilians throng to Bn HQ.
Apparently when the Austrians were here had been commandeered & supplies issued to the inhabitants from military stores.
According to one of the civilians they were only allowed in one case, 1lb of flour per day for a family of six.
Arranged to issue them with rations from a supply of vegetables at the station.
Inhabitants flock to Bn. HQ the whole day & two interpreters (men of the Bn.) were kept
1918 - 2/4th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - To BERMERAIN.
The Battalion marches to BERMERAIN.
Very wet weather.
No one fell out on route.
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