1818 – 1st Bn. 52nd landed at Ramsgate from France (after 2 years service in France).
1866 – 52nd – left Aldershot for Ireland.
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – SART EUSTACHE to BOIS DE VILLERS.
The Regiment moved to BOIS DE VILLERS, parading at 07.35hrs in order: Buglers, Band, D, C, B, A Coys, HeadQuarters.
The route was via LE ROUX – VITRIVAL FOSSE – SART ST.LAURENT.
On arrival in the new area billets were found to be very scattered and bad, and it was a long time before companies were able to find sufficient accommodation.
Close weather and heavy roads made marching very tiring. No one fell out.
Ten NCOs and men were found suffering from Gas Poisoning from sleeping in an insufficiently ventilated room with a closed stove.
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshire Battalion – MAGLIO.
Route March in Morning 09.30 to 12.30.
A Coy played D Coy R BERKS in BDE football competition & Lost 3 – 2.
Ration Strength: 25 Officers 657 OR. Casualties: NIL.
1918 - 2/4th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - To DOMART-EN-PONTHIEU.
After it’s four hours wait the train left FREVENT siding at 0015 hours and ran to CONTEVILLE with only one stop (at AUXI-LE-CHATEAU).
Detrainment took place at CONTEVILLE in rain and darkness and was completed by 0200 hours
After a meal in an adjoining field the Battalion marched to its billets at DONART-EN- PONTHIEU, which was reached at 0630 hours.
The journey from CAMBRAI, delays which were explained by the transport through DOUAI and ARRAS of repatriated British prisoners, had altogether taken 40 hours from the time of actual starting and 86 hours from the originally scheduled time of departure.