1864 - 43rd engaged with Maoris (New Zealand).
1917 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – Near ROCLINCOURT
Orders received at 1.30PM that the Regiment would be relieved by 17th Royal Fusiliers and would proceed on relief to BRAY near ECOIVRES and MONT ST ELOI.
1917 – 1/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion – VILLERS FAUCON
Huts & Billets
Breakfast eaten by 4am, after which time Battn “Stood to” in ??close to Battn HQ
At 5am orders received to move to neighbourhood of TEMLEUX WOOD.
This was carried out in artillery formation, the ridge being under enemy observation.
Remained there until 9.30am, at which time battn was sent back to billets & “Stood down”.
Relieved by GLOSTERS in BDE support in evening, leaving VILLERS at 6.30pm.
B, C & D Coys to a camp in cutting close to ST EMILE STN, Battn HQ & A Coy buildings in LEMPIRE – 2 PLATOONS a Coy holding BROWN LINE (see map E).
Enemy probably spotted relief as he shelled the BROWN LINE & neighbourhood of WORKHOUSE pretty heavily.
Ration Strength 21 Officers 582 OR.
1945 – 1st Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – North West Europe
On the 25th the 4th Royal Welch Fusiliers carried out the initial attack and at 1300 hrs. A and B Companies were directed on Gyhum (0515) and Wehldorf (0316). Opposition was considerable, especially against B Company, but A Company outflanked it and Gyhum fell to their combined assault C and D Companies then attacked Wehldorf and by nightfall had reached its outskirts against fierce opposition. A and B Companies were moved up and the Regiment sat round a furiously blazing village until dawn. During the night the enemy managed to slip away and a patrol found it empty.
1945 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI - NWE Ebsdorf
Cadre for N.C.O.'s & potential N.C.O.'s started chief instructor Maj Edmunds.
Coy's engaged in training, medical inspection, football etc.
1946 – 2nd Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – Palestine - Ceremonial Parade at Allenby Barracks, Jerusalem to commemorate the Regiment leaving the 6 Airborne Division. Major/General Cassels gave farewell speech.
1953 - 1st Bn Oxf & Bucks LI (43rd & 52nd) - Empire Ken docked at Southampton after a good voyage.