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This is a brief description highlighting some documents in one of our collections.


This month's selection is from the Royal Sussex Regiment collection which covers the history of the Regiment from its establishment in 1701 as the 35th Regiment of Foot to its amalgamation in The Queen's Regiment in 1966. To date the collection comprises some 200 boxes of documents, 40,000 photographs, 1,250 printed books and 50 films.



Royal Sussex Regiment game register, 1928-35


Register of big game (ibex, bears, crocodile, etc.) taken by officers of the 2nd Battalion in India, giving date, name of officer, place, number and type of game taken, and remarks.
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Royal Sussex Regiment cuttings book, 1860-72

Contains cuttings from national and local newspapers, and other printed material, relating principally to the local corps of the Sussex Rifle Volunteers, and also to the 1st Company Cinque Ports Rifle Volunteers (Hastings Corps) and to the 1st Cinque Ports Administrative Battalion.
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Royal Sussex Regiment record. London Gazette copy citation for VC, 1918


Dudley Graham Johnson, Lieutenant-Colonel, 2nd Battalion, for conspicuous bravery and leadership during the forcing of the Sambre-Oise Canal south of Catillon on 4 November 1918.
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