35th (Royal Sussex) Regiment of Foot [UK]
Authors and Contributors this page: T.F. Mills
Page created 1 August 2000. Corrected and updated 21.05.2003
35th (Royal Sussex)
Regiment of Foot
United Kingdom 
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1701.06.28 Earl of Donegal's Regiment of Foot
also known as the Belfast Regiment; known by the names of two other colonels until 1751
1747 ranked as 35th Foot
1751.07.01 35th Regiment of Foot (The Prince of Orange's Own Regiment )
1782.08.31 35th (the Dorsetshire) Regiment of Foot
1805 35th (the Sussex) Regiment
"Sussex" title belonged 1782-1805 to 25th Foot; "Dorsetshire" title passed in 1807 to 39th Foot
1832.06.15 35th (Royal Sussex) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 united with 107th Regiment of Foot (Bengal Light Infantry) to become  1st Bn, The Royal Sussex Regiment
History of the 35th Regiment of Foot, by George Bailey (35th Foot Project).
  2nd Battalion [1748-1749, 1799-1803, 1804-1817]
1701.06.28 Col. Arthur Chichester, 3rd Earl of Donegal
1706.04.15 Lt-Gen. Richard Gorges
1717.07.26 Gen. Charles Otway
1764.08.10 Gen. Henry Fletcher
1803.03.17 Gen. Charles Lennox, 4th Duke of Richmond & Lennox, KG
1819.10.09 Gen. Sir John Oswald, GCB, GCMG
1840.06.15 Lt-Gen. Sir Richard Downes Jackosn, KCB
1845.07.11 Gen. Sir George Henry Frederick Berkeley, KCB
1857.09.26 Lt-Gen. John Leslie, KH
1861.02.13 Gen. Sir George Leigh Goldie, KCB
1863.03.27 Gen. Simcoe Baynes
1875.09.14 Gen. Henry Renny, CSI
1879.06.09 Gen. Sir Richard Thomas Farren, GCB
Miscellaneous Tradition Links:


The 35th Foot Project [18th century]
The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment Museum, Dover (Army listing)
Sussex Combined Services Museum, Eastbourne (Army listing)
Royal Sussex Regiment Museum gallery, Military Museum of Sussex, Eastbourne.
Sussex Combined Services Museum, Eastbourne (Simonides listing)
Archives of the Royal Sussex Regiment, Wessex Sussex Record Office.
Regimental Journal:
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