1830 - The Gorget and Black Cockade abolished
1914 – The Buckinghamshire Battalion (TF):-
Arrived at Bovington Green near Marlow, Bucks for their annual camp.
1916 –2nd Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – MONTAUBAN.
At Waterlot Farm.
T/Major R M Owen Wounded and Died of Wounds.
1916 – 1/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion – DOMLEGER
Battn in billets –
Company training. Bombing & Lewis guns courses
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.