1775 - 43rd and 52nd holding and fortifying Charlestown Heights.(Battle of Lexington).
1815 – 52nd – Commenced march on Paris.
1917 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – ROCLINCOURT CAMP.
The Regiment was relieved by the 10th Royal Dublin Fusiliers and moved to huts and billets in Mt St Eloi.
1917 – 1/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion – OUTPOST LINE K26Central to K14c3.9
Battn in Line –
Enemy Artillery much more active both during day and night of 19/20. Particular attention being paid to HERMIES K25a & along road & front line.
Machine Gun fire was fairly active.
More enemy movement was seen than usual.
The well in and to of HERMIES was smashed in.
Patrols went out to obtain papers from body of dead German.
Weather: Very wet during night.
Casualties: 3 OR Wounded.
Ration Strength: 22 Officers 607 OR.
1944 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI – ST COME.
After a quiet day the ENEMY sent over a heavy mortar concentration at 2000 hrs.
At 2100 hrs a fighting patrol of 2 platoons 'B' Coy commanded by Maj Edmonds attacked & cleared hedge row 142736 running NORTH, killing 10 ENEMY; they then came under heavy small arms & MG fire from the RIGHT flank; Maj Edmonds being wounded.
Maj Darrell Brown commanding the Regiment then ordered the patrol to withdraw, 'D' Coy being brought up to cover this withdrawal.
Casualties were 6 wounded and 6 missing.
Maj Favell assumed command of 'B' Coy.
At 2300 hrs a further concentration from Rocket Projectors was brought down on our area in which Lt James was killed and Capt Mason wounded.