1775 - Battle of Bunker Hill (America) 43rd and 52nd engaged..
1915 – 2nd Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – In The Trenches Near VERMELLES
Very quiet period indeed practically no shelling or sniping.
1915 – 1/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion – DOUVE TRENCHES
Quiet Day. – 2/LT BROWN with Patrol from Trench 72 met enemy’s patrol, wounded one or more but could not catch any.
1941 – 6th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI embarked on Empire Pride bound for India.
1944 – 1st Buckinghamshire Battalion (Normandy)
D Company, the reserve working company, was moved to Ouistreham, where it combined the duties of a reserve to C Company and the administration of Moon assembly area, a transit area used for the passage of troops and vehicles to the line.
1944 – 1st Bn Oxf & Bucks LI:-
The marching troops left on the 17th June under Major G. D. Jephson, M.C., for a marshalling area at Bolney, Sussex. Ready for deployment in Normandy.