1778 - 52nd - engaged at Freehold, New Jersey. (American War of Independence)
1814 – 52nd – 1st Bn 52nd arrived at Plymouth on termination of the Peninsula War.
1917 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – BETHUNE.
Casualties – Died of Wounds = 1
1917 – 1/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion – OUTPOST LINE K26Central to K14c3.9 .
Battn In Line –
Enemy Artillery normal. Normal amount of enemy movement seen.
Machine Gun fire along our posts at intervals.
Usual number of planes up.
Fires seen at FONTAINE and HAVRINCOURT.
Patrol sent out to reconnoitre roads. No enemy encountered.
Weather: Rather Wet.
Ration Strength: 22 Officers 642 OR.
1944 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI – BREVILLE.
Commando units recce'd the posn with a view to taking it over in the event of the Regiment being ordered to move.
The RHQ officers enjoyed the luxury of something resembling a mess for the first time since D day.
The mortars enjoyed a good shoot against a German working party moving in the area of LONGUEMARE at 1230 hrs and also ranged for the Commandos "party" arranged for tomorrow morning.
A Coy sent out patrols.