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The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Chronicle 1953

The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Chronicle 1953


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The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Chronicle 1953: An Annual Record of the Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (43rd & 52nd) and the Territorial Battalion of the Regiment

Compiled and Edited by Brigadier-General C. G. Higgins, C.M.G., D.S.O., D.L. Volume LV January to December 1953.

Published 1954 - Slatter & Rose Oxford. Hardcover.



  1. The Army List -p.1

  2. Extracts from the 'London Gazette' 1953 -p.3

  3. Regular Officers of the Regiment Extra-Regimentally Employed on December 31st, 1952 -p.14

  4. Records of the First Battalion -p.35

  5. Summary of the First Battalion Diary 1953 -p.19

  6. First Battalion Letter -p.35

  7. First Battalion Records of Sport and Training -p.40

  8. Records of Regimental Headquarters -p.62

  9. Regimental Headquarters Letter -p.63

  10. Records of the Fourth Battalion -p.68

  11. Fourth Battalion Letter -p.71

  12. Regimental Dinner 1953 -p.76

  13. 52nd Light Infantry Dinner -p.77

  14. 52nd Light Infantry Luncheon -p.78

  15. March of the First Battalion Through Oxford -p.80

  16. Presentation by the Hauraki Regiment-p.84

  17. Brief History of the Hauraki Regiment -p.88

  18. Light Infantry Brigade -p.93

  19. The Commonwealth Division in Korea 1952-53 -p.105

  20. The Coronation: Inside the abbey and Out -p.115

  21. Twelve Months' Malingering -p.130

  22. Gun Days -p.136

  23. Impressions of the Free territory of Trieste -p.146

  24. Margate Platform, May 1940 -p.150

  25. An Army Marches On It's Stomach -p.159

  26. Now and Then -p.167

  27. Horses at Osnabruck -p.171

  28. Leave in Lebanon -p.176.

  29. Officers' Mess Silver and Pictures - First Battalion -p.181

  30. The Indian Mutiny Medal Rolls -p.190

  31. Dress Regulations - Officers -p.193

  32. Regimental Cricket Week -p.197

  33. Old Comrades' Association -p.201

  34. Historical Record of the 43rd Light Infantry (completed) -p.204

  35. Obituary -p.239

  36. Index -p.263

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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