St. George’s Day and Colours Interred

St. George’s Day and Colours Interred

Our annual St George’s Day Service took place on Tuesday 23 April 2024 in Chichester Cathedral. What was pleasing was the increase in numbers this year with well over 200 people attending, and it was good to see QRA and Fusilier members attending. This is to be...
On Display – Rye Heritage Centre

On Display – Rye Heritage Centre

After the agreement of the Director’s, a display of artefacts from the Regimental Collection were loaned to The Rye Heritage Centre. Due to Rye being a premier Cinque Port, the items selected were from the Cinque Ports Volunteers to keep to the theme of the...
A very special wedding

A very special wedding

On route home from Bicester, after having its new hood fitted, General Hans-Jurgen von Arnim’s staff car made a slight detour to attend a very special event in Hampshire. On 8th July last year Miss Johanna von Arnim was married to Mr Alexander Welch in St. Paul’s...
Patcham Memorial Hall – One Hundred Years On

Patcham Memorial Hall – One Hundred Years On

Patcham Memorial Hall was opened in 1924 to commemorate the 29 men from Patcham who gave their lives during The Great War. As several of those named on the Roll of Honour served in The Royal Sussex Regiment, the Brighton Branch of the Association decided to fully...
Honouring Sir William

Honouring Sir William

Thanksgiving service for Sir William Goring Bt. On the 1st of January 2024, the Association lost one of its most stalwart supporters when Sir William passed away peacefully at home. A long serving Trustee of the Association and also co-editor with Guy Scoular of the...
The Record Office turns 50!

The Record Office turns 50!

On Saturday 25th November 2023 the West Sussex Record Office celebrated its 50th anniversary with an Open Day of the facility. The various strands of the organisation had stands for the public to explore, with booked tours of the archive material running throughout...