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The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Chronicle 1957

The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Chronicle 1957


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The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Chronicle 1957: An Annual Record of the Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

Compiled and Edited by Brigadier-General C. G. Higgins, C.M.G., D.S.O., D.L. Volume LIX January to December 1957.

Published 1958 - Sydney Lee (Exeter) Ltd. Hardcover.



  1. The Army List -p.1

  2. Extracts from the 'London Gazette' 1957 -p.3

  3. Regular Officers of the Regiment Extra-Regimentally Employed on December 31st, 1957 -p.6

  4. Former Officers of the Regiment on the Active List December 31st, 1956 -p.7

  5. Battle Honours Awarded for the Second World War -p.8

  6. Infantry Reorganisation 1957 -p.9

  7. Major-General M. M. A. R. West, C.B., D.S.O. -p.10

  8. Records of the First Battallion -p.11

  9. Summary of the First Battalion Diary -p.14

  10. First Battalion Letter -p.23

  11. Address Given to the Regiment by Lieutenant-Colonel J. A. J. Read, D.S.O., M.C. -p.30

  12. Visit of Major-General C. L. Firbank to First Battalion -p.32

  13. First Battalion Records of Sport and Training 1957 -p.34

  14. Records of Regimental Headquarters -p.49

  15. Regimental Headquarters Letter -p.50

  16. Records of the Fourth Battalion -p.54

  17. Fourth Battalion Letter -p.57

  18. Regimental Dinner -p.61

  19. 52nd Light Infantry Luncheon (First World War) -p.62

  20. 52nd Light Infantry Dinner (Second World War) -p.63

  21. Operations in Cyprus 1956-57 -p.64

  22. Centenary of the Storming of the Cashmere Gate -p.70

  23. Delhi 1857 (Papers of Lt.-Col. C. K. Crosse) -p.74

  24. Two New Customs -p.77

  25. The Security Forces in the Kenya Emergency -p.80

  26. Busman's Holiday in Portugal 1957  -p.93

  27. In Statuo Pupillaris -p.98

  28. A Tour with the Royal Navy -p.108

  29. The Unveiling and Dedication of the Light Infantry Window at Strensall -p.112

  30. A Visit to Corunna 1957 -p.113

  31. Memorial Chapel, Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst -p.118

  32. A Visit to Papua and New Guinea -p.119

  33. The Walls of Ayia Phyla -p. 126

  34. The View from Limassol 1956-57 -p.129

  35. Old Comrades' Association 1957 -p.138

  36. Obituary -p.139

  37. Index -p.142

Please Note: Original copies supplied, all in used but reasonable condition. Copy supplied may vary slightly from the one pictured in terms of wear and aging.


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