1812 - 43rd - joined Wellington's Army at Alva prior to the march on Salamanca.
1882 – 1st Bn Oxf LI – “Horse Gurads G.O. No 252 of 1882” was received and contained the following announcement:-
“Her Majesty has been graciously pleased to approve of the undermentioned Regiments of Cavalry and Line Battalions of regiments of Infantry being permitted to bear on their Standards, Colours, or Appointments, respectively, in commemoration of the gallant behaviour of the Corps specified, when engaged in operations in South Africa during the years 1835, 1846 and 1847, and 1851, 1852 and 1853, the words SOUTH AFRICA,
Followed by the date of the operations in which they took part:
The Oxfordshire Light Infantry (43rd Foot), “1851-2-3.”
1917 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – LES CISEAUX – TERDEGHEM
The Regiment marched at 9.30am via STEEN BECQUE and HAZEBROUCK to billets and a camp near TERDEGHEM where the billets were nearly as scattered as yesterday, the outlying Company being Letter “A”.
1917–1/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion - IN THE LINE.
Four Patrols went out to the enemy’s wire during the night of 6-7th. No Enemy encountered.
A good deal of rain fell during the Morning
1958 - The Regiment became 1st Green Jackets, 43rd & 52nd.
New cap badges were taken into use.
Private soldiers were now styled Rifleman.