1812 – Light Division – made a movement to its left in consequence of the united forces of Soult and Joseph Bounaparte being in full march from Albacote upon Madrid.(Peninsula).
1914 – 2nd Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - Battle of LANGEMARCK.(First Battle of YPRES).
At Langemarck on October 21st, the 52nd was on the left of the attacking line which made any progress, and, in spite of severe enfilade fire and heavy casualties, made an advance of some depth, and for forty-eight hours held the position against counter-attacks. Steady rifle and machine-gun fire, and careful use of ammunition, accounted in one night for over seven hundred Germans, found dead in front of the trenches next morning.
5 Officers and 61 men killed. 5 Officers and 143 men Wounded. 3 Men Missing.
Total Casualties = 217.
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – ST. HILAIRE.
1800 Orders for the resumption of the offensive were received, and two hours later communicated to OC Companies and others.
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshire Battalion – RIGHT SECTOR RIGHT BRIGADE (S.SISTO).
Our Guns very active throughout the day.
Ration Strength: 21 Officers 612 OR. Casualties: NIL.
1951 - 1st Bn Oxf & Bucks LI (43rd & 52nd) - The Empress of Australia sailed for Port Said.