1748 - 43rd - (originally 54th) re-numbered 43rd.
1777 – 52nd – at the capture of Fort Constitution (America).
1813 – Light Division - Passage of the Bidassoa.
1916 - 6th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - engaged Battle of the Transloy (Somme);
Casualties = 13 Officers and 230 men.
1917 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI –BETHUNE..
1917–1/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion – THE LINE V26a63 To D2b45.
Battn moved by Coys to DAMBRE CAMP, leaving CANAL BANK at 9am.
Very cold & frequent heavy showers.
Received notice at 1.30pm to be ready to go up to line starting at 3pm!
This was confirmed about 3.30pm
Eventually left in busses at 5.30pm to take over front line from 6th & 7th R WARWICKS. Busses put us down in WIELTJE.
Guides met platoons at ARTILLERY HO (Northernmost house in ST JULIEN).
Relief which was complicated by extreme darkness of night & the very bad going, completed by about 1.30am.
Dispositions:- Bn HQ at HUBNER FARM
C Coy (Left front line) – TERRIER FARM – COUNTY X RDS (incl) – CEMETERY (post in W end) (all V26)
B Coy (Right front line) - from CEMETERY to D2b45
D Coy (Left Support Coy) – in front of TWEED HO
A Coy (Right Support Coy) - Just behind YORK FM.
11th Div on Left. 1/4 R BERKS on Right
Ration Strength 20 Officers 527 OR
1928 – 2nd Bn Oxf & Bucks LI – (India) – Consequent upon the amendment to Infantry Training Vol 1, 1926, dropping the use of the word “Attention” for Light Infantry, a new drill procedure was issued dealing with this subject and provisional to a definite ruling being arrived at in conjunction with the Officers Commanding the 43rd and Depot.