SECTION 3



WHAT`  s NEW ?

A reversed chronological review of recently posted items

The latest entry is at the head of the list & is dated.

So as to remain orientated, read in reverse, from bottom to top !

(I have restarted this feature afresh in Febuary 2021, so as to avoid clutter)



(58) 29/07/21 -  The Royal Sussex Regiment in Siberia - Now posted on Page 4,

                            "The Roussillon Herald" Newspaper.

(57) 27/07/21 -  Our IN MEMORIAM to the late, Les Newman is now posted on Page 4,

                              "The Roussillon Herald" Newspaper.

(56) 25/07/21 -  THE AMPV, THE USA` s ANSWER & EQUIVALENT, TO THE NEW RUSSIAN                                        "KUGANET" AND BRITISH "AJAX" FAMILIES OF ARMOUR.                                                                Now posted on Page 4, "The Roussillon Herald" Newspaper.

(55) 24/07/21 - Two older pics of John Edwards - (2019) Now posted on Page 4,

                             The Roussillon Herald"Newspaper.- Thanks John !

(54) 23/07/21 - Yet another New Russian Tank ! - to complete their fresh fleet.

                             Replacing the old Amphibious PT76 Light Tank, is the new SDM1 "Sprut".

                             Light Tank - Page 4, the "Roussillon Herald" News. 

(53) 22/07/21 - I have transferred the Obituaries which had accumulated on Page 4, "The                                  Orange Lily" Newspaper to Page 18, "In Memoriam".

                            Thanks for your understanding.

                            I need the space to keep the Newspaper as current as possible.

                            The transferred Obituaries are : ARCHER, BAILEY, BLANCHETTE, BUCK, BULL,                                  BUTLER, CRICK, FARRUGIA, FLOWER, FOSTER, HARVEY, MILLS, and ZAMMIT.

(52) 21/07/21 - Extra New pics of the New/Old Charlie G  (Now M3E1) with the US Army.

                              Now postedon Page 4, the "Roussillon Herald" News. 

(51) 13/07/21 -   Poland to buy M1 Abrams tanks from United States.  

                              Now posted on Page 4, the "Roussillon Herald" News.                        

(50) 13/07/21   STOP PRESS - New Modular family generation of Russian Wheeled vehicles.

                              T-14 ARMATA - Now posted on Page 4, the "Roussillon Herald" News. 

(49) 13/07/21 -  STOP PRESS - New Modular family generation of Russian Tracked vehicles.

                              T-15 BUMERANG - Now posted on Page 4, the "Roussillon Herald" News.

(48) 13/07/21 -  I REALLY HAD TO CHUCKLE A BIT, HERE ! - RECYCLED ?

                            See the "New" US 84mm Carl Gustav  RCL Gun.- (No ...it` s not a joke !)

                            Now on Page 4, the "Roussillon Herald" Newspaper.

 (47)  01/07/21 - Today is the 105th Anniversary of the First Day, of the Battle of the                                   Somme.- 1st July 1916 - The battle began on this day at 7.30am when                               the Regiment went "Over The Top" on a perfect summer’s morning.

                         (The fatal , Battle of Boar`s Head on the 30th June, by the

                         Royal Sussex Regiment was "ONLY" a Diversion to this battle !!!)

 

Fresh Items posted during the month of  JULY 2021.

 

(46) 30/06/21 - Outdated/Deleted

 

(45) 21/06/21 - A review of both the new tracked (AJAX) & the new wheeled (BOXER)                                                  vehicles of the British Army - Now posted on Section 4, "Rousillon Herald"                                        Newspaper. - Designed to complete the future Battle Group with Challenger &                              Apache.

(44) 20/06/21 - Our obituary tribute to the late Sid Flower, now posted on Section 4,

                           "The Roussillon Herald" Newspaper.- Thanks to Apples for Heads-up.

(43) 03/06/21 - Now posted on Section 4, "The Roussillon Herald" Newspaper - Royal Sussex                                  Regimental Veterans turn out for Remembrance and for Bill Dixon`  s "Living                                    Wake" -  May 2021- (13 Photos)

(42) 01/06/21 - Now posted on Section 36 - Regimental Music - For your pleasure only

                            (...not Royal Sussex music) -  A very moving piece.                       

                            The "EVENING HYMN & SUNSET" from Handel.

 

Fresh Items posted during the month of  JUNE 2021.

 

(41) 31/05/21-  Now posted on Section 36, all Royal Sussex Regimental Marches and their                                        Regimental Bugle-Call. -  That makes seven music pieces in all, for your                                            entertainment & memories.
                          Please go and have a listen ! (Nothing can take us back, as much as this music !)

(40) 22/05/21 - "My Dunkirk Story" a gripping story by the late Vernon Wareham.

                           (4 Slides in all) - Section 4, "The Roussillon Herald" Newspaper - Top Article.

(39) 21/05/21 - IMPORTANT MESSAGE - An important message, to all who served in Northern Ireland                                from Robert Horsfall. - Now posted, on Section 4, "The  Roussillon Herald" Newspaper &                              on our Facebook Page - Second Article. - (3 Slides in All)

(38) 18/5/21 - SPANISH BRANCH of the QUEENS - Lt Col Steve Wall has set up the new 'Albuhera                             Branch' based in Spain. - It encompasses all members who wish to join who live in Spain,                           Portugal and Gibraltar. 

(37)  11/5/21 - The New Royal Sussex Regimental Remembrance Poster for May 2021

                                     Now posted on Section 4, "The Roussillon Herald" Newspaper.

(36)  11/5/21 - The 1971 killings of 10 in Northern Ireland.N I High Court has now condemned The                                British Army of Unlawful killings in Ballmurphy. Those involved will be held to                                                  account, following next court hearing & pending full trial. - (Just as a reminder,

                            Col. Douglas McCully has cleared the name of the soldiers of our Battalion, in                                                   writing, explaining to the prosecution, that the Bn. was nowhere  near

                             Ballymurphy Estate on the dates in question.) - All those killed, are declared                                                     "Innocent bystanders" by the court.  - Mrs Justice Keegan concludes the hearing,                                      "They were innocent, unarmed and were "posing no risk."

                             So the unending prosecution of those 70 year old veterans, starts all over again !

 

 (35) 11/5/21 - Now posted on "The Roussillon Gazette - A Sergeant of the 1st/4th (Territorial) Bn.                                             Royal Sussex Regiment.- During the occupation of Cologne - 1919.

 (34) 11/5/21 - Now posted - two new Regimental Films on Section 33. Regimental Videos.

                                  The Battle of Monte Cassino   &   Marching in Sussex ("Sussex by the Sea") 

 

Fresh Items posted during the month of MAY 2021.

 

(33)  21/04/21 - reposted : Sgt. Phillip Pain BEM- on reciept of extra info.

(32)  21/o4/21 - Our tribute to the late,... 

                                           His Royal Highness, Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh 

(* 28. Mai1921- in Mon Repos Castle on Korfu, Greece) 

(† 9th April 2021 - in Windsor Castle, Windsor, UK.)

"In Perpetual Memory"

Now posted at the head of the Home Page.

(31) 04/04/21 -  Your special Easter greeting from the Webmaster - Now posted on the HOME Page (at the top !)

(30) 04/04/21 - Now posted on Section 6, Recruit & Group Photos, Miscelaneous, 2nd/4th Bn. Older Men. - Home Service Only.                            

(29) 04/04/21 - Now posted on Section 12 "The Anonymous Ones" : Entries    anon 448

                                                                                                                                                anon 449

                                                                                                                                                anon 450

28) 01/04/21 - Now posted on Sect. 5 "The Nominal Roll" - New Entries :          TUPPEN 1

                                                                                                                                               TUPPEN 2

                                                                                                                                               PARTRIDGE 2

 

Fresh Items posted during the Month of APRIL 2021.