1822 – 43rd – Left Ireland for Gibraltar.
1901 – 2nd Bn Oxf LI – 947 new rifles (Lee Enfield Mark 1*) received for re-armament of the Regiment to replace the Lee-Metford Mark 1* issued in 1893.
1916 - 6th Bn Oxf & Bucks LI - heavily engaged Battle of Guillemont (Somme);
1918 – 2nd Bn OXF & BUCKS LI – To VAUX-VRACOURT.
Continued the move forward to North West of VAUX-VRACOURT about C.26.d.4.6. where the Regiment went into bivouac.
2Lt E Hobson “B” Coy to England sick.
1918 –1/1stBuckinghamshire Battalion – VAL DEL BARENTHAL.
Coys marched at 8.15am to GRANEZZA for inspection and presentation of Medal Ribbons by the C in C GENERAL The Earl of CAVAN.
Inspection took place at 10am.
The following awards were announced and the ribbon presented with the exception of 3 Officers and 2 OR not present.
LIEUT G B BAKER (D COY),
CAPT J E FIRMINGER (A COY)
2/LIEUT F R BATES (C COY),
2/LIEUT F W BLACKMORE (B COY).
No 266343 SGT SMITH W (B COY),
No 200212 L/CPL MERRIMAN (D COY)
BAR to M.M.
No 265292 SGT G WALLINGTON
No 265135 SGT FOUNTAIN A.G. (A COY)
No 265114 SGT ALLAWAY C.W.F. (C COY)
No 265105 SGT STOKES A. (D COY)
No 265791 SGT BOWERY G. (B COY)
No 265642 CPL PLUMRIDGE (C COY)
No 266452 CPL GUISE W.F. (C COY)
No 33496 CPL GUISE T.H. (D COY)
No 265622 L/CPL WAY J.H.P HQrs SIGS
No 33905 L/CPL BROLLEY J.P. (A COY)
No 33940 L/CPL POUNTNEY T.F. (A COY)
No 266528 L/CPL TIPPING T (C COY)
No 34033 PTE GETHING J.T. (A COY)
No 33818 PTE CAREY A.A. (B COY)
No 266352 PTE DICKENS W. (B COY)
No 201035 PTE BUSHNELL C. ( A COY)
No 33999 PTE MURPHY J. (D COY)
No 38874 L/CPL VIGUS W. (B COY)
The CinC congratulated the Battalion on the great success of the Raid stating that in one enemy regiment alone (3 were engaged) 50 were Killed and 40 Wounded in addition to Prisoners.
Battalion then marched in Column of Route returning to Support Position by 12 Noon.
There was considerable Shelling during the Afternoon.
Ration Strength: 19 Officers 493 OR. Casualties: NIL
1939 – Great Britain declares war on Germany.