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.”
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – ST. PYTHON.
Lt L S Dowson rejoined for duty.
The GOC 2nd Division inspected the billets occupied by the Regiment.
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshire Battalion – MADRANO.
Brigadier inspected Transport in Morning.
Ration Strength: 24 Officers 626 OR. Casualties: 4 OR Hospital-sick
1918 – 1/4th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – CALDONAZZO.
4PM -A & C Coy's rejoin. They had been back to ASIAGO with prisoners.
On handing these prisoners over to the Italians, the Austrians raised three cheers for our troops.
Two Austrian Generals among the prisoners at CALDONAZZO write a note of thanks to
the British for the way prisoners have been treated. The note sent by them to Bn HQ.
1918 - 2/4th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - BERMERAIN.
1958 - The Regiment became 1st Green Jackets, 43rd & 52nd.
New cap badges were taken into use.
Private soldiers were now styled Rifleman.