1884 - 52nd - left Ireland for Gibraltar.
1917 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – LE PREOL.
During the period 14-19 the regiment was employed on various working and carrying parties, most unsatisfactorily administered.
1917–1/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion – DAMBRE CAMP (B27d)
Battn marched by Coys at 200 yards interval to CANAL BANK leaving DAMBRE CAMP at 11am in accordance with W3X.
Dinner and Teas eaten there. Men made to rest the whole afternoon.
Started moving from CANAL BANK by platoons at 11pm.
Route up to Forming Up Positions – CORDUROY track past HAMMONDS CORNER – JULIET FARM.
Considerable delay at HAMMONDS CORNER, owing to Lewis Gun limbers not arriving in time, they having been blocked on the road.
Very Dark night.
ZERO to be 4.45am, 16th inst.
Ration Strength 22 Officers 806 OR
1917 – 2/1st Bucks Bn & 2/4th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – Moved to ABEELE by rail for WATOU area (YPRES).
1917 – 5th (S) Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – Moved from BORRE CAMP to OUDERDOM
1917 – 6th (S) Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – Moved to Assembly Trenches for attack on LANGEMARCK. (YPRES).
1944 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI – LE MESNIL.
'B' Coy returned to their posns in the WOOD 140737 this morning, relieving the Dutch Coy who had been ordered to take over another Coy area further North.
1944 – 1st Buckinghamshire Battalion (Normandy):-
By 1800 hrs the whole Battalion had been transported to the new position, which was actually just outside Cresserons in a small village called Plumetot, which had figured in the original first key plan of the beach maintenance area.
Just before the headquarters were closed down at Ouistreham a telephone call was received from I Corps saying we were expected to provide a further draft of eight officers and one hundred other ranks for the 1st Black Watch by 1900 hrs. that night. Without soliciting anyone’s advice the adjutant stated that it could not be done, as the Battalion was on the move, but guaranteed to have the draft ready by 1100 hrs. the following day, the 16th August. This was agreed.
0800 - Arrangements made with 6 Airborne Div to withdraw 'B' Coy, Carrier Pl, & A tk Pl from line in view of move. QM sent to recce new area.
1600 - Bn moves by Coys to new location.
1615 - Warned by 1 Corps that we are expected to find further draft of 8 offrs and 100 ORs by 1900 hrs tonight. Reply quite impossible in view of move. Finally arranged that draft will be ready by 1100 hrs 16 Aug 44.
1800 - Settling in at new area in orchard and fields.
1900 - Conference of Coy Comds. Decided that draft to be found from 'C' Coy (2 Pls) and 'D' Coy (1 Pl). Offr question still in abeyance.
1905 - 1 Corps state only 3 offrs now required - all subalterns.
1910 - Offrs selected, 2/Lt R.C.B.M. Viney, Lt D.A. Chatham, Lt J.C. Soulsby. This now cleans out 'D' Coy and posn is 'A' and 'D' Coys - HQs only, 'C' Coy - 1 Pl and HQ, 'B' Coy still complete.
PM - Lt R.D. Moore promoted A/Capt in lieu of Capt Hope posted with previous draft. Thunderstorm and heavy rain starts - continues to approx 2300 hrs. All bivouacs etc flooded. Morale low!
1963 – 1st Green Jackets 43rd & 52nd – Disembarked to Sarawak & Brunei.(2nd tour)