1915 – 2nd Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - In Trenches Near FESTUBERT
In relief of 17th London Regiment (TF).
Quiet 24 hours.
1915 – 1/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion – PLOEGSTEERT WOOD
Bn in trenches to be relieved by 5/Glosters about 8pm.
1 man killed in trenches (D Coy) & 1 Sgt wounded (afterwards died) in wood near MOATED FARM. (Pte Albert Spong & Sjt Beckley)
Bn marched by Platoon to billets in ROMARIN in Divisional reserve.
1917 - Second battle of the Scarpe; 2nd Bn Oxf & Bucks LI present.
1945 – 1st Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – North West Europe
On the 23rd advanced towards Mulmshorn (0410), with a troop of the 53rd Reconnaissance Regiment in front. Opposition was met and, though attempts were made to outflank it, resistance stiffened and the whole day was spent without further success.
1945 -2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI - NWE Ebsdorf
The Regiment left at 0800 hrs by march route arriving EBSDORF at about 1500 hrs. We are all billeted in the town and expect to be here for about eight days. The period is to be devoted to maintenance & training and the second-in-command is to start cadres for N.C.O.'s & potential N.C.O.'s. In the evening a Dutchman reported to "B" Coy the location of a very large quantity of valuables belonging to the Netherlands Government, Bonds, currency, cutlery & jewellery were found hidden in a cellar.