Train Bands (formerly Shire Levies)
County Militia organised
Regimented as The Buckinghamshire Militia
One Regiment of 10 Companies 820 Foot 3 Troops of Horse 177
The Regiment was completed for service
Became a Royal Regiment - The Royal Buckinghamshire Militia (Kings Own)
400 men drafted to the 4th Foot (King’s Own)
3rd (Militia) Bn The Oxfordshire Light Infantry
Its number was taken by the 4th (Militia) Bn The Oxfordshire Light Infantry formerly the Oxfordshire Militia when it was transferred to the Special Reserve as the 3rd (S.R.) Bn The Oxfordshire Light Infantry on 14th June 1908. It was redesignated Militia in 1921 and finally disbanded officially in April 1953.
Spanish Armada threat
Civil War - Battle of Holman’s Bridge
Civil War - Battle of Edgehill
Threatened French and Dutch Invasion
French Revolutionary War
Formed personal guard for King George III at Weymouth
Volunteered for and served under the command of Col. The Marquis of Buckingham in Ireland,
Volunteered for service in the Militia Brigade in France. Embarked 10th March as part of the 1st Provisional Battalion and Brigade under the command of The Marquis of Buckingham, Lt. Col. Cmdt. Royal Bucks Militia. On landing near Bordeaux the Brigade were placed in the Division of The Earl of Dalhousie for service under the Duke of Wellington. On leaving France the Officers of the Royal Bucks Militia were decorated by King Louis XVIII with the Fleur de Lys Medal.
The Crimean War
January 17th to November 1st South African War.