Royal Sussex Regimental Association News

A Day at the Races

A Day at the Races

This year's annual Royal Sussex Stakes race was run on the 5 September 2023. The day was gloriously hot and over 150 members attended. Twenty two members and partners paid to be in the Association box which overlooked the finishing line. Our historical links with...

read more
Hooded and Booted

Hooded and Booted

In May of this year, after an extensive process of vendor appraisal and selection, Harry Fraser Vehicle Upholstery of Bicester was selected to re-create the soft top hood for von Arnim’s car.  With an enviable portfolio of vintage and classic vehicle upholstery...

read more
Littlehampton Armed Forces Day

Littlehampton Armed Forces Day

Members of both Chichester and Arundel branches were present on the Royal Sussex Stand at Littlehampton for Armed Forces Day 2023. The weather held and there was a great turnout from the public for what has become an extremely enjoyable event. seen here is Fred Hill,...

read more
Association President’s Wife Honoured

Association President’s Wife Honoured

Catherine McCully, wife of our President, Douglas, was awarded the British Empire Medal in the King's Birthday Honours List for her work with the 'Riding for the Disabled Association'. Catherine first became involved with the RDA when she and Douglas came back from...

read more
D-Day Map Room

D-Day Map Room

By kind permission of the Royal Military Police, Association members from Chichester, and Arundel & Littlehampton Branch's, were given access to the Officer's Mess at Southwick House to be given a guided tour of the D-Day Map Room. Enabled by Lt. Col. M.T. Fielder...

read more
Presentation of new standard

Presentation of new standard

Chichester Branch of the Royal Sussex Regimental Association is proud to present a standard to the No 7 Detachment, Sussex Army Cadet Force. Presented by The Lord Lieutenant of West Sussex, Lady Emma Barnard, on behalf of the Regimental Association, the ceremony took...

read more
Not Forgotten at The Palace

Not Forgotten at The Palace

A Buckingham Palace Garden Party arranged by the Not Forgotten Society took place on Tuesday 16 May 2023. Attended by Chichester Branch member Brian Morley and his wife Heather, Brian was representative of the British Korean Veterans Association. Mid Sussex Branch...

read more
News from Mid-Sussex Branch

News from Mid-Sussex Branch

Mid-Sussex Branch Secretary, Celia Baker, reports that on 22 April 2023 a small group from the branch had the pleasure of having a meet-and-greet at the Hurstpierpoint Co-operative store. They were very fortunate in being selected as one of the beneficiaries for...

read more
St. George’s Day 2023

St. George’s Day 2023

The Regimental Association annual service of remembrance at Chichester Cathedral was once again held in St. George's Chapel with a congregation of 80 - 90 attending. Led by the Lord Lieutenant of West Sussex, Lady Emma Barnard, the service was conducted by The...

read more
Tiger Day – Bovington

Tiger Day – Bovington

General von Arnim's Steyr staff car made it's first outing of the year with its attendance at the Tank Museum's Tiger Day. This year saw the 80th anniversary of both the Tiger and the Steyr's capture in North Africa. Transported and displayed by Eastbourne Branch...

read more