1815 - 52nd - marching through Belgium on Enghien,(Near Waterloo) news of Napoleon's intended attack having arrived.
1856 – 52nd - Attacked by cholera at Lucknow and during next two months lost 86 men.
1917 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – ECURIE WOOD CAMP to ROCLINCOURT CAMP.
Training as yesterday. No working parties.
A and C Companies held their company sports.
8.30PM – The Regiment moved to Camp EAST of Roclincourt vacated by the 1/East Surrey Regiment (5th Division) as we of the 6 battalions detailed for work in the forward area, found by the Division out of the line.
A great deal of work was necessary in the camp and this was very abley executed by the Sapping Platoon.
During the period 15-19 the Regiment was employed on Working Parties chiefly round WILLERVAL NORTH STRONG POINT and in TOMMY TRENCH at the rate of 200 men per night excepting night 19/20 when 400 men were taken.
1917 – 1/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion – 2 COYS RESERVE LINE
2 COYS & BN HQ BEAUMETZ.
Battn in Reserve –
1 Officer & 1 NCO from each of A & D Coys sent to the road 98a82 in HAVRINCOURT WOOD where a view was obtained looking straight up the CANAL behind SPOIL HEAP in K20.
D Coy sent up to SUNKEN ROAD in K7c to Stand to there while 1/4 OXFORDS carried out raid on enemy post about K2c80.
In position by 12.30am 15th – Zero 1.30am 15th.
No call made on them & billets were reached at 3.40am.
Ration Strength: 19 Officers 574 OR
1944 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI – ST COME.
Regiment began to settle down and the shell & mortar fire decrease becoming less nerve wracking.
We began to clear the area of the large quantity of enemy dead and to salvage damaged equipment.
1 RUR and 12 Devon moved in on our RIGHT and the Regiment returned to the command of 6 Airlanding Brigade.