SECTION 4


"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