2nd Bn, The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry: Deployments
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson, T.F. Mills
Page created 1 November 2002. Corrected and updated 30.11.2002
1755-1757
1st Battalion,
52nd Regiment of Foot
1757-1881
1881-1948
United Kingdom  
Note:This is a battalion history of the Regular Army. See the main regimental page for full lineage and other information.
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  1755.12.20 54th Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1757 52nd Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
1778 England
  1783 India
  1791 Mysore War
  1795 Ceylon
  1798 England
  1799.12.24 1st Battalion, 52nd Regiment of Foot
redesignated on formation of 2nd Battalion (see also new 2nd Battalion in 1804)
  1800.07 Houat (French coast)
  1800.08 Spanish coast (Ferrol, Vigo, Cadiz)
  1800.11 England
  1806 Sicily
  1808 England
  1808 Sweden
  1808.10 Portugal
  1809 Peninsular War
  1809 England
  1809.06 Portugal
  1809 Peninsular War Light Div
  1815 England
  1815.03.31 Flanders (landed at Ostend)
  1815.06.18 Waterloo
  1815 52nd Regiment of Foot
redesignated on disbandment of 2nd Battalion
  1815 France Army of Occupation
  1818.11.23 last bn to leave France  
  1818.11.23 England
  1824 Canada
  1831 England
  1837 Gibraltar
  1838 West Indies
  1842 Canada
  1848 England
  1853 India
  1857 Indian Mutiny
  1864 England
  1868 Malta
  1873 England
  1874 England
  1881.07.01 2nd Battalion, The Oxfordshire Light Infantry
  1881 Ireland: Curragh
  1884 Gibraltar  
  1885 Egypt  
  1886 India: Toungoo  
  1889 Burma  
  1892 Bareilly
  1896 Ferozopore  
  1897 Tirah Campaign  
  1900 Poona  
  1903 England: Chatham  
  1906 Tidworth  
  1908.10.16 2nd Battalion, The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
  1909 Shorncliffe
  1911 Aldershot 5 Bde
  1914.08 France and Flanders 2 Div
  1919 Ireland: Tipperary
  1922.03 India: Rawalpindi
  1924 Razmak
  1927 Waziristan
  1928 Calcutta
  1929 Maymyo
  1931 Rangoon
  1934.11 Bareilly
  1940.07 UK 31 Inf Bde
  1943.05 UK 6 Abn Div
  1944.06 NW Europe 6 Abn Div
  1945.10 Palestine  
  1947 UK  
  1948.08.05 amalgamated on the Rhine with 1st Battalion