1811 - The Light Division reached Campo Mayor.
1916 –2nd Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – ESTREES-CAUCHIE
On compliance with orders received Lt Col A J F EDEN D.S.O. proceeded on special duty to Headquarters 4th Army.
1916 – 1/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion – COUIN
Battalion in Huts.
Companies engaged in Musketry, Bayonet Fighting & Bombing Practise.
1944 – 1st Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - NORMANDY
The advanced party landed at Courseulles-sur-Mer on the 23rd June and drove to Beny-sur-Mer to prepare the Regimental concentration area.
1944 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI – LE MESNIL.
At 0310 hrs the ENEMY commenced heavy shelling of our positions and continued for 70 minutes, damage to property was slight and we had no serious casualties.
The remainder of the day was quiet, two cows were killed by a bomb from a rocket projector in our locality, this enabled the butchers to get to work and the troops enjoyed fresh meat for the first time since D day.
The night was the quietest we had had for some time.