1777 – 52nd – American War of Independence - The light Company of the 52nd with a small force under Major General Grey, at night surprised and defeated 1,500 Americans with 4 guns (artillery).
1916 –2nd Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – SARTON.
On relief of the Brigade the Regiment moved to SARTON into good billets.
The following Officers joined for duty:-
Captain R J BRETT (Appointed Transport Officer in which capacity he served the regiment from 4/8/14 to 3/11/14).
T/Lieutenant D T Barnes (Reported to D Company)
Lieutenant J B Slade-Baker (Posted to D Company)
2nd Lieutenant O H M Sturges (Posted to B Company)
2nd Lieutenant L W Giles (Posted to B Company)
2nd Lieutenant P Booth (Posted to C Company)
2nd Lieutenant F C L A Lowndes (Posted to A Company)
2nd Lieutenant P H R Whitehead (Posted to A Company)
2nd Lieutenant H Vernon (Posted to C Company)
The last seven appear to be a very good type of Regular Officer, all Sandhurst educated and likely to be very useful to the regiment, several have family connection with the 52nd.
1916 – 1/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion – BERNEUIL
Battn in Billets. –
Company Training & Bomb & Lewis Gun classes started.
Range Practises Commenced. Revolver training continued.
1917 - 6th (S) Bn Oxf & Bucks LI heavily engaged in Battle of the Menin Road (3rd YPRES)