"The Roussillon Herald"
(A sort of Regimental Newspaper !)
Incredible German Photos of the Regiment (Never seen before!)
of the ill-fated, but extremely brave, 7th Bn. Royal Sussex Regiment
during their capture near Amiens on 20th May 1940
Don` t forget to visit the Regimental Jewellery Section
...at : Section 7 - Regimental Jewellery - Here are some examples.
We have a new page on your website !
Section 31 - Weapons, Etcetera.
Weapon Porno, a`La "the bat".........Here are two pics to wet your appetite.
Go and have a "drool "
Farewell, Mick Wilson, Brightonian, Junio Leader, Soldier, Signaller........." I knew him well !"
This website sends tribute to a non-Royal Sussex soldier, who parted this life on Thursday 17th January 2018.
Aged 88 - Battery Sergeant Major Windsor Davies from "It ``` aint` arf ` ot ` ere Mum ! " - Rest in Eternal Peace.
Ex Rsm JOHN EDWARDS, his wife CAROL and BILL DIXON.
SHOWING THE FLAG !
"Somewhere in the Carribean Sea on the P & O - MV Brittania - Christmas Day, Dec. 25th, 2018"
Well done , guys !!
The 11th (Southdown) Bn. Royal Sussex Regiment - WW1 is ended, but they are still fighting in Siberia, 1919
Our monthly "Promt" in Facebook for November
(..so that non-users are also informed)
Impressions from "Armistice 100"
from the War Memorial Remembrance Parade & Service in Eastbourne, Sussex - November 2018.
Thanks to Barry Tippett for carrying our colour - To Phil Turner for laying our wreath - to John Butler for martialling the Parade & to all other "Orange Lillies" who took part. - Thanks to the Eastbourne Argus & Herald for borrowing the pics.
Armistice & Ceasefire WW1 on the Orange Lily
A selection of current Regimental Remembrance themes at the close of the Centenary.
Our brother, Reginald "Reg Ryder" has passed from us
Here our "In Memoriam" to him - May he rest in Eternal Peace
UPDATE - The German Generals car, siezed by the Royal Sussex Regiment in Tunisia in 1943,
now nearly fully restored to it` s original state on capture - (only Canvas Canopy to restore)
New Pics courtesy of Sussex Express.
The Anton/Ascher Story
"Issued" with the Royal Sussex Regiment as bogus unit (complete with cap-badge & contact Officer !) in an attempt, if captured, to foil the death sentence for Commandos. (All members of X Troop - 10 Comd. had bogus names & Regiments.) - A famous "German" British commando.
This proud German/Jewish veteran has now commited suicide.
Peter Burbery, 82, Royal Sussex Veteran (1954-1956) from Brighton.
Facebook promts for 2018, from this website.
(NOT to promote Facebook, only to show our visitors the sort of thing we do, on communication)
Supply & Replenishment system during World War One.
(5th (Cinque ports) Bn. Royal Sussex Regiment.)
LAST POSTS - Our Obituaries to Col. Peter Hubert OBE (late 2I/C ""C" Coy, 3 Queens in Mullhouse)
who died on 1st Febuary 2017, to L/Cpl Phillip "Pip" Wicks, who passed on 28th January 2017, to Sir Peter Tapsell MP, an Ex-Regimental Officer of the Royal Sussex Regiment, who died yesterday 18th.Aug.
STOP PRESS !
Unvieling of a new Regimental Plaque to the men of the Royal Sussex Regiment,
in Lewes Town Hall by the Mayor, on 12th September 2018.
STOP PRESS - Visit of the Royal Sussex Regimental Association in Priez, Sept 2018
& the memorial to the fallen. (for the 2nd Year)
(Thanks to Alfie drew for the Pics)
THE ANNUAL REUNION OF THE ROYAL SUSSEX REGIMENTAL ASSOCIATION - Sept. 2018 - in Lewes.
Here are a few photos (mainly of Ex-Sigs. Pl. members) Thanks to Ross for sending & Jean Jones for taking them.
How do you construct a Fake ?
If you know how.....you may not wish to fake anything.........but you can at least then, recognise one !
(follow the story in 5 slides from left to right - 1 to 5)
How a popular photo from the various media outlets was not what it appeared to be !
Research & Expos`e - copyright Leslie Deacon