Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, UK

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This page was initially automatically created using data from series WO 95 (official war diaries) in the UK National Archives Discovery catalogue. It is not guaranteed to be complete or accurate. You can edit this page to make it more useful. Please help to improve the page by adding or correcting facts, and citing reliable sources.


Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, UK
Years active: unknown–unknown
Country: United Kingdom
Service: British Army
Branch: unknown
Type: Infantry
Specific type: Infantry regiment (administrative)
Full size: unknown
Created: unknown. 
Name1: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Name1 Start: unknown
Name1 End: unknown
Alternate names: 43rd Foot, OBLI, Ox and Bucks Light Infantry
Disbanded: unknown. 
For more information on what infobox fields mean, see documentation at military unit, command structure and theatre of war.
Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Parent unit: Warwick Infantry Record Office, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 1st Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 2nd Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 3rd Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 1/4th Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 2/4th Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 3/4th Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 1/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 2/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 3/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 5th Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 6th Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 7th Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 8th Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 9th Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 10th Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 11th Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 1st Garrison Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 2nd Garrison Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, UK
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Start date: unknown
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Regimental Museums and Archives[edit]

Personal narratives[edit]

Related media[edit]

@oxfordmailww1 OxfordMail WorldWar1 is a twitter account reporting the First World War at home in Oxfordshire and abroad in 'real time' and includes information and images from Oxfordshire units.

Steve Berridge, a volunteer researcher at Woodstock’s Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum has been transcribing the diaries of the 2nd Battalion of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry for articles in the Oxford Mail.

Official sources[edit]

Unit war diaries[edit]

None. Administrative organisations did not keep war diaries because they had no operational role.

See descendant unit pages for their war diaries.


Unit histories[edit]

  • James, E.A. (1998) [first published 1978]. British Regiments 1914-1918. Heathfield, UK: Naval & Military Press. ISBN 0-906304-03-2. 


Other official documents[edit]

Medal rolls[edit]

Campaign medal rolls at the UK National Archives.

Medal Officers Other ranks
1914 Star WO 329/2509 WO 329/2461
1914-15 Star WO 329/2950 WO 329/2744, WO 329/2745
British War and Victory medals WO 329/2229 WO 329/1360, WO 329/1361, WO 329/1362, WO 329/1363, WO 329/1364, WO 329/1365, WO 329/1366, WO 329/1367, WO 329/1368, WO 329/1369, WO 329/1370, WO 329/1371, WO 329/1372, WO 329/1373, WO 329/1374, WO 329/1375
Territorial Force War Medal WO 329/3272 WO 329/3265


Other sources[edit]

References[edit]


This page contains data imported from the UK National Archives Discovery catalogue, licensed under Open Government Licence v2.0.