1914 - Great Briain declared war on Germany; mobilization ordered.
1917 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – LE PREOL.
Bathing, Training and Musketry.
1917–1/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion – ST JAN TER BIETZEN.
Battn in camp and on March
Battalion and Transport moved from their pleasant camp to DAMBRE CAMP
(1 mile N of VLAMERTINGHE) via POEPERINGHE.
Leading Coy passing starting point at 10.5am.
Arrived at DAMBRE CAMP at 12.45pm which the men were in tents.
The Company Commanders reconoitered the line prior to taking over from the 39th Division.
Ration Strength 26 Officers 918 OR
1917 – 1/4th (TF) Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – To DAMBRE CAMP (VLAMERTINGHE (YPRES))
1944 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI – BREVILLE & AMFREVILLE
A quiet night except for the usual arty activity and a number of enemy a/c attacked their own FDLs. One of our standing patrols was heavily shelled during the afternoon but otherwise an uneventful day.
1944 – 1st Buckinghamshire Battalion – OUISTREHAM -Normandy
0150 - 'C' reports operational handover from 'D' Coy now complete. Handover hampered by incessant shelling of the canal bridge. No casualties but damage done to EAST side of Lock - not very bad.
0900 - Heard that Lt Col Carse will be evacuated to England and will be hors de combat for approx 5 weeks.
1000 - Corps and Airborne Div informed of casualty. Recce made for new adv Bn HQ other side of R. ORNE. Warning order issued to 'S' and 'HQ' Coys.
1500 - Proposed move of Bn HQ postponed due in view of possible amendments to operational role. Awaiting instructions from 6 Airborne Div.
1600 - New entertainments programmes issued.