1813 - The Light Division engaged with the Army near the Pass of Vera, forcing the mountainous frontier of Spain and France, moved out silently at night from its camp and got into position within 300 yards of the French redoubt on the heights of La Petite Rhune, and surprised the enemy.
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – VILLERS POL.
Lt Lowndes MC, 2Lt Gray evacuated to hospital, sick. Lt Bennett transferred to Indian Army.
The Regiment was detailed for cleaning roads during the morning.
Lt O H M Sturges temporarily attached to Regimental HeadQuarters.
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshire Battalion – CALDONAZZO to VEZZANA.
Battn paraded at 08.30 & march up the hill to VEZZANA, via M. ROVER - 20 minutes marching – 10 minutes halting, while going up the hill, which took 3 hours.
Halt of 1 hour for dinners when Brigade reached the top.
Reached VEZZANA about 14.30 hours.
Transport (less pack animals which accompanied the Battn) marched via LAVARONE & did not reach VEZZANA until about 18.30 – all vehicles double horsed.
Large Austrian stores of flour, forage, vegetables etc found in VEZZANA which was an Austrian Corps HQ. They were put to full use & quite a number of sacks of flour & oats taken away with us following day.
Our transport had by this time increased by 1 Austrian Cooker & five wagons with horses complete but of an indifferent stamp!
Following Officers to Hospital with “FLU”:-
LT F H ROVER, 2LT G B BAKER, 2LT P T HERBERT.
Ration Strength: 27 Officers 616 OR. Casualties: 2 OR Hospital-sick.
1918 – 1/4th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – CALDONAZZO.
Moved to VEZZENA.
Started 8.25 am arrived 2.15 pm.
Order of march:- HQ, A, B, C, D Coy's.
Transport arrived about 7 pm.
Captured Austrian transport proved a great help in morning.
One Austrian cooker brought with us for Bn. HQ Coy.
1918 - 2/4th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - MARESCHES.
Company training Casualties NIL.