With Sympathy

by | Jun 14, 2022 | News

We sadly have to inform you of the passing of Sgt. David Rainey, ex 1 Royal Sussex and 3 Queen’s, who died on 27 May 2022 in St Richard’s Hospital in Chichester. A long serving member of the Arundel & Littlehampton Branch and stalwart supporter of the East Preston branch of the Royal British Legion, he will be sorely missed by his family, friends, and all who knew him. David’s funeral is at Worthing Crematorium on Tuesday 21 June 2022 at 1330 hrs. Those members wishing to be part of his guard of honour should arrive at 1300 hrs. There will be refreshments afterwards at the RBL East Preston.

Taxis to Worthing

Taxis to Worthing

On the 5 July 2022 both members and friends of the Mid Sussex Branch were invited to Worthing Pier by the London Taxi Drivers Charity for Military Veterans. Over 200 veterans came down to Worthing in 60 London taxis, this being their first outing since lockdown. The...

We Will Remember Them

We Will Remember Them

Brighton Branch members once again honoured the fallen of the Battle of the Boar's Head. At 11.00 hrs on Thursday 30 June 2022 Cllr. Amanda Grimshaw of Brighton & Hove Council greeted those attending with a short history of the events leading up to the battle, and...

Veteran Honoured

Veteran Honoured

Mid Sussex Branch member and Normandy veteran, Robert Piper, has been honoured with a named brick on the Project 71 Normandy Wall at the D-Day Museum in Southsea, Portsmouth. Robert first joined the Local Defence Volunteers in Southwater at the age of 14, and in 1940...