1830 - The Gorget and Black Cockade abolished
1914 – The Buckinghamshire Battalion (TF):-
Arrived at Bovington Green near Marlow, Bucks for their annual camp.
1917 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – CAMBRIN.
Relieved by 2nd Bn Highland Light Infantry to position of Reserve Battalion Le Preol.
T/2/Lt C B Coleman joined for Duty on first appointment abd was posted to D Company.
1917–1/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion – ST JAN TER BIETZEN.
Battn in camp
Battn engaged in Company Training so far as the wet weather allowed.
C Coy under CAPT NEAVE went up to C21.a 4.3 to assist 39th DIV in carrying their wounded.
News from the line stated that the Germans had counter attacked and driven our posts in to a line South of the STEENBEEK.
Weather very wet.
Ration Strength 26 Officers 903 OR
1917 – 7th (S) Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – in lorries to SMOL (Salonika).
1925 – 4th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – Annual Camp – WEYMOUTH.
1925 – Buckinghamshire Battalion – Annual Camp – WEYMOUTH.
1931-Buckinghamshire Battalion - Annual Camp –WHITECLIFF FARM, SWANAGE.
1931 - 4th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - Annual Camp – WHITECLIFF FARM, SWANAGE.
1936 – Buckinghamshire Battalion – Annual Camp – WINDMILL HILL.
1936 – 4th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – Annual Camp – WINDMILL HILL.
1944 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI – BREVILLE & AMFREVILLE
Another quiet day.
1944 – 1st Buckinghamshire Battalion – OUISTREHAM -Normandy
0800 - 'B' Coy come under comd 6 Airborne Div attached to 52nd (2 Oxf Bucks)
A tk Pl and Carrier Pl also come under comd 6 Airborne Div and take up HQ at 137702.
3 of Pioneer Pl clearing minefield by 'S' Coy billets to make miniature range injured when mine explodes. One man 14400442 Pte Higgs S. being killed.
Total casualties up to 31 Jul now confirmed as 4 killed 49 injured.