1815 - 52nd - in pursuit of the French after Waterloo, reached Binche.
1916 –2nd Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – ESTREES-CAUCHIE
Training and musketry.
Preliminary arrangements and heats for the Waterloo Sports to be held on the 22/06/1916.
1916 – 1/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion – HEBUTERNE
Battalion in Trenches.
1944 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI – ST COME.
At 0400 hrs Maj Favell was killed while inspecting his company positions, by a shell.
Capt Priday assumed command of "B" Coy.
Commanding officer received orders from Brigade to move to a new location for a rest at LE MESNIL 134726, the Regiments position being taken over by 12 DEVON.
The Regiment less 'D' Coy moved out at 1800 hrs & reached its position at 2000 hrs. Digging was immediately commenced to improve the positions, particularly with regard to overhead cover.
This position was certainly much more restful than the last although almost continuous if intermittent shelling and mortaring was occurring on the surrounding area.
Letter D Coy moved to position at orchard 132741.