1808 - Both Bns 43rd and 52nd, as part of Sir J. Moore's rearguard from Sahagun (Spain), started on the retreat to Corunna.
1914 – 2nd Bn Oxf & Bucks LI– LA COUTURE
1944 – 2nd (AB) Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – Ardennes Offensive
Christmas Day the Regiment moved through Ath, Mons and Charleroi to Givet, reached at 0400 hrs. By noon the 52nd had taken over the Givet bridgehead and defence of the town. At this time Givet was an American replacement depot and American troops were available to help in the defence, as were French troops to man posts along the river towards Dinant, where the rest of the brigade was posted