The Royal Sussex Regiment – DVD


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This unique compilation was specially commissioned to mark the tercentenary of the Regiment.

Raised in 1701 as the 35th Foot it later became the County Regiment of Sussex serving at home and abroad through three centuries of peace and war until amalgamation in 1966.

Drawing on archive material in West Sussex Record Office and the Imperial War Museum, the DVD tells the story of the Regiment and shows how its memory lives on today.

Film Footage Includes

First World War: Territorials Preparing for the Front; Lowther’s Lambs; the Somme; 11th Battalion in North Russia.

Between the Wars: Royalty at Chichester Barracks; Training at the Depot; Recruiting March in Sussex; the Regiment in India.

Second World War: Dunkirk; Western Desert; Tunis; Capture of General Von Arnim; Monte Cassino; Burma.

Post-War: National Service; New Colours at Arundel; Korea and Gibraltar; Quebec Day at Chichester.

TODAY: Regimental Museum; St George’s Day; Goodwood; Lewes Reunion; Field of Remembrance.