BIBLIOGRAPHY

A selection of books about the Royal Sussex Regiment - Showing their Front-Covers.

(There are many more !)

The "Orange Lily" website admin holds all but three of these books, for reference.

The website holds also, large data-bases for 1st Royal Sussex Regt. & 3rd Bn. Queen`s Regt.

(We may be able to answer a possible question that you may have !) 

AN HISTORICAL MEMOIR

of the 35th Royal Sussex Regiment of Foot

by Capt. Richard Trimen Royal Sussex Regiment.

(Southampton Times Newspaper and Printing and Publishing Co. Ltd., 1873). 
Republished by East Sussex County Council. Believe limited availability through them.

Out of Print 

Now available again Published: 20 August 2008 Publisher: Bastian Books.- 

-  ISBN 9780554755953

Can be read on the web at : https://archive.org/details/anhistoricalmem00trimgoog 

HISTORY OF THE WAR SERVICE

of the 1st Bn. Royal Sussex Regiment, from 1701 to 1904.

Skinner F. St. D. (The Royal Sussex Regimental Press, Anibala, India, 1906 

Out of Print - No cover view availiable

A SHORT RECORD

of The Royal Sussex Regiment from 1701 to 1905
Courtenay, E. J. (Harrods Ltd., 1915).

Out of print.

A SHORT HISTORY

of The Royal Sussex Regiment (35th & 107th Foot), from 1701 to 1926
Printed by Gale & Polden in 1927)

Out of Print

A History of the Royal Sussex Regiment.

A history of the old Belfast regiment & the Regiment of Sussex 1701 - 1953.

by Gerard Durani Martineau & maps by P. D. Driscoll.

Published in Chichester by Moore & Tillyer in 1954 & 1955.

An Outline History of the Royal Sussex Regiment from 1701 to 1953

A recruiting & enlistment booklet (PRI). A precis adapted from Martineau`s book)

Published  by the Regimental Association in 1955

The ROYAL SUSSEX REGIMENT

The Last Twenty Years, 1948-1967
Ainsworth, J. F. (The Royal Sussex Regimental Association, 1974).
Out of print.
The ROYAL SUSSEX REGIMENT 
Ainsworth, J. F. (English Life Publications Ltd., 1976).
16 pages including photographs – available from the Regimental Association.
            Out of Print  
Can be read online at
https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/media/2505/royal_sussex_regiment_1701-1966.pdf.
A SHORT HISTORY OF THE SECOND
2nd Bn. The Royal Sussex Regiment 
Lt. J. H. Dumbrell,  (Print = C. A. Ribeiro and Co. Ltd., Singapore, 1925). 
Out of Print. - No cover image availiable.
"THE STORY OF THE FIFTH"
5th (Cinque Ports) Bn. The Royal Sussex Regiment
Fazan, E. A. C. (The Royal Sussex Regimental Association, 1971).
Out of print.
"THE HISTORY OF THE SEVENTH"
(Service) Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment, 1914-1919
Rutter, Owen ed. (Times Publishing Co. Ltd., 1934). Recently re-published by Naval & Miltary press
Format: 2003 N&M Press reprint (original pub 1934). -  
ISBN: 1843426560
"THE SHINY NINTH"
9th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 1940-1946
Gillings, Murray. (The Pinwe Club).-
The story of a wartime Battalion, raised by Lt. Col. (later Field Marshal) Gerald Templer in the aftermath of Dunkirk
ISBN:09511610 0 8. 

"Not Forgetting the Ninth " !

the Diary of Cyril Grimes in Burma 1944/45

THE MARCH OUT. 

The End of the Chindit Adventure.

by Sgt. James Shaw - Royal Sussex Regiment

Publisher: Quality Book club

Publication Date: 1953

Out of Print

"THE SUSSEX YEOMANRY"
and 16th (Yeomanry) Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment, 1914-1919 
Lt/Col Powell-Edwards, H. L (Andrew Melrose Ltd., 1921).
Out of print.
"TWO YEARS ON TREK"
being Some Account of the Royal Sussex Regiment in South Africa
Lt.-Col. Du Moulin; preface by Col. J. G. Panton
The story of 1st R Sussex  in S Africa April 1900 - The author served in the battalion, was killed at Abraham’s Kraal
28th Jan. 1902.- Recently re-published by Naval & Miltary press - 
ISBN: 1843422425
"RECORDS OF THE ROYAL SUSSEX REGIMENT"
A Catalogue.
Edited by A. E. Readman . B.A.
Available from The West Sussex County Council Record Office, Chichester, West Sussex.
The catalogue for  is now available  online through Access to Archives. 
http://www.a2a.org.uk/
"MILITARY HONOURS & AWARDS"
of the Royal Sussex Regiment
Vol 1: 1864-1920 & Vol 2: 1920-1966  --  Author: Richard Buckman.
These volumes not only list every member of the Regiment who received awards,
ranging from Commendations throughto Victoria Crosses; but by incorporating Citations,
extracts from War Diaries, newspaper reports and personal memoirs, 
they provide an operational record of the Regiment during these years. Photographs of many of the recipients are included. 
Volume One lists 1,596 names, volume Two lists 476 names.
Vol 1:1864-1920 ISBN: 1 900511 66 5 
Vol 2: 1921-1966 ISBN: 1 900511 58 4 
Available also from the author at 37 Parnell Close,Edgeware, Middlesex. HA8 8YE

"WHEN THE WAR IS OVER"
The war memories of John & William Holmes, Royal Sussex Regiment.
The book was published in 2000 and reprinted in 2001. A few copies remain and can be obtained from:
John Holmes, Goose Chase, 25 West Gate, Plumpton Green, East Sussex BN7 3BQ for £8 including postage. 

"SLOW MARCH THROUGH HELL"
Prisoner of War in Poland 1940-45
Douglas Swift (Royal Sussex Regiment)
ISBN 0 90732278 6
"WE WON`T BE `DRUV" 
The Royal Sussex Regiment on the Western Front 1914-18
by Hugh Miller - Royal Sussex Regiment 
ISBN 978 1 908336 30 9
 “THE DAY SUSSEX DIED"
A History of Lowther’s Lambs to the Boar’s Head Massacre.”
                         by John A. Baines - A5 (rucksack) edition :                ISBN 978-0-9572366-0-8
.                                                                                   A4 (coffee table) edition :            ISBN 978-0-9572366-1-5
"AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM"
1st Bn. Royal Sussex Regiment in the Second World War.
By Major Roy Rees -  Royal Sussex Regiment.
ISBN: 0956342639

“PAST TIMES REMEMBERED“ 
Days recalled, of active service rendered during the First World War of 1914 to 1918 
by 15154 Pte Sidney Bradbury, Royal Sussex Regiment.
Published 2000 by Gotham and District Local History Society in Gotha.

"A PALADIN OF ARABIA"
The biography of Brevet Lieut. Colonel G.E. Leachman of the Royal Sussex Regiment, 
Nicknamed the “Lawrence of the Royal Sussex" or ""OC Desert"
.Published 1936 by J. Heritage, Unicorn Press in London.
Out of Print.
"DIARY OF GEORGE TUTTLEBEE"
Royal Sussex Regiment, World War 1 - Palestine 1917
George Frederick William Tuttlebee served with the 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment, in southern Palestine in 1917.  
Sent out as a replacement from the UK, the diary starts as Tuttlebee leaves Newhaven in May 1917.
His diary then follows his travels to find his Bn. in the Gaza-Bethsheba line,
Out of Print 
THE BROKEN PLUME :
A Platoon Commander`s Story from 1940 to 1945
by Norman Craig -Imperial War Museum 1982.
ISBN  0901627224
TWO DAYS & AN EARLY BREAKFAST
  National Service with the Royal Sussex Regiment in Palestine.
By Malcolm Troak - published by New Anzac
ISBN 0 9539115 2 7

"PULL UP A SANDBAG & SWING A LIGHT"

12 Years with the 3rd Bn. Queens Regiment

by John Russell - Takahe Publishing 2016

ISBN 978 1 908837 04 1 

ROYAL SUSSEX REGIMENT - VHS VIDEO  
Award winning Regimental History video
Older version & Tercentenery version.
from the Royal Sussex Regimental Trust & the
South East Film & Video Archive - 2001
ISBN 0 86260 485 0

THE 3 "TIGER" BOOKS
The best accounts of the Regiment`s time with the 4th Indian Division in WW2
       The Tiger Strikes  -  the Story of British & Indian troops in North Africa and East Africa, published 1942. 
            The Tiger Kills      - the Story of British & Indian troops with the 8th Army in North Africa, published 1944. 
                         The Tiger Triumphs  - the story of three great Indian Divisions in Italy - Published 1946.                                                                        These works were published by His Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO) in the UK - Indian Author unkmown.
OUT OF PRINT
"The Tiger Triumphs" can be read online at : https://www.ibiblio.org/britishraj/Tiger3/index.html

"SOLDIERS OF THE QUEEN"

The History of the Queens Regiment - 1966 to 1992

by Lt. Col. J. P. Riley MA 1993

ISBN 0 948251 65 4 

OUT OF PRINT 

"A GUIDE TO THE QUEENS REGIMENT"

A recruit`s handbook

by Gregory Blaxland & D. J. Woodrofe

Printed by Elvy & Gibbs, Canterbury.

OUT OF PRINT

THE QUEENS REGIMENT - The First Ten years

A Supplement to " A Guide to the Queens Regiment"

by Blaxland & Woodrofe - Printed by Elvy & Gibbs

Canterbury 1970

OUT OF PRINT 

THE QUEEN`S REGIMENT

A Recruit`s/Cadet`s/ TA soldier`s Booklet

by Major Jock Haswell 

Printed in London by Masterprint Ltd.

RHQ The Queens Regiment 1985.

Out of Print 

THE QUEEN`S REGIMENT

A Telephone/Appointment  Directory.

RHQ Queens Regiment 1988

Out of Print