With Sympathy

by | Jun 27, 2022 | News

It is with much sadness that we have to inform you all of the passing of Cpl Robert (Bob) Bumstead, ex-1 R Sx & 3 Queen’s. He passed peacefully in the early hours of 7 June 2022 at the Conquest Hospital, St. Leonards-on-Sea, with his family by his side. Bob will be known to most of you for his long service as Branch Secretary of the Hastings Branch of the Royal Sussex Regimental Association. Bob’s funeral is at 1115hrs on Monday 4 July at Hastings Crematorium, and afterwards at the Hastings and St. Leonards Angling Association, Marine Parade, Hastings. Our sympathy goes to Bob’s family.

Regimental Drape Available

Regimental Drape Available

Lewes Branch have purchased a regimental drape which they are happy to loan out to other branches, if the need arises. Please contact Ian Newman, Branch Secretary on 01903 521780 mobile 07855 902154 or email on for further details....

Von Arnim’s Car goes to Rye

Von Arnim’s Car goes to Rye

Von Arnim's staff car will be on display at the Rye Show on Saturday 20 August 2022. The show is being held at Elm Tree Farm, Icklesham, East Sussex. TN36 4BH (off the A259). The show starts at 10.00 hrs.

Eastbourne Branch to the Rescue

Eastbourne Branch to the Rescue

With 24 hours to go before an open air concert and Beating Retreat at Herstmonceux Castle on Sunday 10 July 2022, the Association got a desperate call from The Army Benevolent Fund who were organisers of the event. They had been let down by the firm that were to...