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history of the Royal Sussex Regiment

G. D. Martineau

history of the Royal Sussex Regiment

a history of the Old Belfast Regiment and the Regiment of Sussex 1701-1953

by G. D. Martineau

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Published by Moore & Tillyer in Chichester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Royal Sussex Regiment.

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    Statementmaps of Captain P.D. O"Driscoll.
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    Open LibraryOL14464918M

    Meanwhile the 2nd Battalion went across history of the Royal Sussex Regiment book world -- serving in the West Indies, Malta, Chanak, Singapore, and India - and ended the peacetime era in Belfast in After Dunkirk, when the 2nd Battalion was particularly badly depleted, the Brigade was re-formed, and in May was sent out to North Africa. This had first been raised by the East India Company inunder the title of the 3rd Regiment-of Bengal European Infantry, and in it was transferred to the British Service together with all other European Regiments of the Company's private army. Ainsworth on behalf of The Royal Sussex Regiment Museum Trust Publication note: It is the intention of this introduction to give only a brief account of the history of the Regiment, and for further detail on this subject, students are advised to consult the regimental histories described in a later section of this catalogue. The 2nd Battalion was in India for the Black Mountain Expedition in and for several punitive campaigns against tribesmen on the North West Frontier The South African War, During the Boer War of the 1st Battalion was reinforced by the Militia and by three successive companies formed from the Volunteer units of the Regiment.

    It suffered heavy casualties during the disastrous battle of Almanza in Apriland the remnants returned to Ireland where the Regiment was reconstituted. We pulled into a siding there for a meal and, before long, heard planes overhead and the whistle of bombs falling. The first real connection with Sussex came in when Charles Lennox, subsequently 4th Duke of Richmond, joined the Regiment. I hope you enjoy looking through the site, with its hundreds of catalogued photographs covering over 50 years of Regimental life.

    Then moved to Belleuse after about a week. He recruited Sussex men from the family estates and inas Colonel of the Regiment, he obtained royal permission for the county title 'Sussex' to be transferred from the 25th Regiment of Foot so that the 35th now became known as the 35th or Sussex Regiment The Napoleonic Wars, Meanwhile war with revolutionary France had broken out inand the 35th was sent to the West Indies where it took part in the unsuccessful defence of Guadaloupe. The first came into operation in with the introduction of the Group System whereby regiments were combined into regional groups. ISBN 1 5. He also took part in the operations around round Thaba N'chu, Winburg, and LIndley, and in the engagements at Bothaville and Ventersburg. I was carrying one of our Bren guns but the pin from the shoulder strap fell out.


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The Queens Regiment. The 1st Battalion remained in India throughout the War, but the 2nd Battalion crossed the Channel history of the Royal Sussex Regiment book the 1st Division in August and remained in France for the four years of hostilities during which it lost 1, officers and men killed in action.

Occasionally available at antique book auctions. Go in and enjoy exploring them all. We history of the Royal Sussex Regiment book up positions in ditches on the Poix Road. It was a clear night with a full moon, not the right sort of night for a troop ship bound for Le Havre.

It covers the period to The Territorial battalions were hard hit by the prevailing pacifist attitude and economic slump at home, but the expansion of the Territorial Army in the period leading up to the Second World War meant that the 4th and 5th Battalions 'threw off' duplicate battalions, and led to the re-birth of the 6th and 7th Battalions respectively The Second World War, In October the 1st Battalion joined the 7th Brigade of the 4th Indian Division near Cairo and so began an association which was to last until the end of the War.

Andre near Lillecasualties were reported here. By the bridge was a cul-de-sac of about three small cottages. It is also available on Amazon.

As such, the 5th Royal Sussex formed a duplicate unit, to be known as the 7th Cinque Ports Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment which came into existence in Junewhen the 5th Battalion was almost double its normal strength.

Users can expect to find both reasoned argument and discussions peppered with military type banter and humour. No sooner had men obeyed, than all hell broke out and there was a mad rush to get our boots back on and to collect up equipment. The brigade participated in Operation Slapstickan amphibious landing on the Italian port of Tarantoas part of the Allied invasion of Italy.

After the advance through Italy the Battalion was sent to Greece, landing at Salonika in Novemberand was employed there until July in maintaining the civil peace The 2nd Battalion joined the 4th and 5th Battalions to form a Royal Sussex Brigade, the rd Brigade of the 44th Division, and moved across to France in March-April The old orange facings on the uniforms, given by William III, were now replaced by the blue facings of a 'Royal' Regiment The Indian Mutiny, In August the Regiment embarked for India, thereby missing involvement in the Crimean War, and three years later took part in the quelling of the Indian Mutiny.

Please respect the moderators' decisions, but if you have any complaints about moderation you can contact by E-mail either, Web Master. Du Moulin, Lt. Some were killed and some wounded.

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My father never spoke much about the war but he did mention to me one day about the dive bombers machine gunning the beach,he history of the Royal Sussex Regiment book mentioned horses stood up dead but possibly just in shock. ISBN: Fighting Tigers, by Matthew Richardson.

Here the battalion remained until the New Year, all ranks being given educational and recreation training, and were employed on salvage work on the old battlefields.

So I bandaged him with my Field Dressing. This was the first time that the Volunteers had fought for their country overseas. Bullets make a cracking noise as they go by you, you know, and there was plenty of cracking all around. The battalion was made up of 29 Officers and other ranks.

After the Mutiny the 35th became linked with the th Bengal Infantry Regiment.Buy A history of the Royal Sussex Regiment;: A history of the Old Belfast Regiment and the Regiment of Sussex, by G. D Martineau (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

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8th Bn Royal Sussex Regiment, Colchester (©Paul Reed) Researching a man from this battalion? See my WW1 Research page. The 8th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment history of the Royal Sussex Regiment book formed at Chichester in September as part of Kitchener 's Army.

Initial volunteers were from all over Sussex, and tended to be older men in the their late 20s and early to mid 30s. May 12,  · This post will look at army service numbers issued to regular soldiers of the Royal Sussex Regiment between and (where my data currently ends).

From the last quarter of onwards, numbers issued to the men joining regular battalions of the Royal Sussex Regiment were generally, but not always, prefixed with the letter L/.Pdf Sussex & Royal West Kent Regiments.

The fundamental difference pdf the two World Wars can be summed up in the word 'mobility'. The Second World War was fought largely in the open, making much use of armour and close support aircraft, and tactics were far removed from the trench warfare in which armies had remained almost motionless.Royal Sussex Regiment in Written by Alistair H G Allcroft.

My father, Henry John Allcroft served with the 16th and 17th Battalions of the Royal Sussex Regiment from 11th May to 20th Jan (G/ Pte H.J Allcroft)was wounded at Haute Allaines, France on 3rd Sept Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules ebook vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

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