1795 - 52nd - at the capture of Manaar (Ceylon) from the Dutch.
1857 - 52nd - left Delhi for the Punjab.
1916 –2nd Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – MAILLY WOOD (P.l8.a.b)..
Commanding Officer with Company Commanders, visited trenches in SERRE left sub-sector, with a view to relieving a battalion of 99th Infantry Brigade (1/60th Rifles) tomorrow.
1916 – 1/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion – ST AMAND
Battn in Huts. –
At 9.30am the Battn moved to SOUASTRE & had dinners there at 2pm.
The Battn marched via BAYENCOURT & SAILLY to trenches at HEBUTERNE.
C Coy on the Right & A on the Left.
B Coy were in Support & D Coy in reserve in the cellars in the BUCQUOY ROAD
The Battn front was between YUSSIF ST & YANKEE ST both exclusive.
The Battn relieved the 1/5 R WARWICKS in that area & on the Right were the 7th BN THE BORDER REGIMENT & the 1/5 R WARWICKS on the Left.
A very Quiet day.
The 17th Divisional Artillery had been cutting the enemy wire & Patrols were sent out to investigate 2LIEUT D FALLON & 3 OR reconnoitred the wire from K.4.d.3.4 to K.4.c 8.5& found it very thick especially about K.4.d 1.6.
2LIEUT M BOWEN & 3 OR examined from K.4.c.8.5 to K.4.c.5.8. the wire between these points was damaged but no gaps were apparent.
(Trench Map HEBUTERNE 57D NE 3&4 (Parts of section 2d))