1886 – 1st Bn Oxf LI – Arrived at Poona from Quetta.
1917 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – BRUCE HUTS.
Having completed 22 years service in the regiment (on 6-3-17) and being 43 years of age, 5019 Sjt A McAlister left the Regiment on Discharge. He had served with the 52nd throughout the whole of the present war, as NCO i/c Watercart during the Retreat from MONS and up to the time of his appointment as Pioneer Serjeant in November 1914.
1917 – 1/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion – DOIGNT.
Outpost Line. –
B Coy relieved C Coy at 5am in forward position.
C Coy withdrawing to position previously held by B Coy in Reserve Line.
During day D Coy dug section trenches in front of THREE TUBS WOOD.
2 Platoons of A coy took over position of Reserve Line nearest COLOGNE RIVER, in trenches astride DOIGNT – COURCELLES RD.
Remaining 2 platoons of A coy billeted in E end of DOIGNT.
2/LIEUT PULLMAN took over command of A Coy vice CAPT WOOLERTON to hospital sick.
Ration Strength 21 Officers 653 OR
1917 – 5th (S) Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – From SOMBRIN to FOSSEUX. (Arras)
1917 – 6th (S) Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – To SAILLY SAILLISEL. (Somme)
1918 - 2nd Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - Battle of St. Quentin, continued; 2nd Bn Oxf & Bucks LI and a Bn. of Royal Marines holding the Bertincourt Salient.