35th (Royal Sussex) Regiment of Foot [UK]
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35th (Royal Sussex)
Regiment of Foot
United Kingdom 
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1693.02.01 Earl of Donegal's Regiment of Foot
1698 disbanded

1701.06.28 Earl of Donegal's Regiment of Foot
re-formed in Belfast without lineal connection to previous regiment; 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 form The Royal Sussex Regiment
pip History of the 35th Regiment of Foot, by George Bailey (35th Foot Project).
pip History of The Royal Sussex Regiment, by John Baines.
    [1st Battalion] [1701-1881]
    2nd Battalion [1748-1749, 1799-1803, 1804-1817]
Depot and Reserves:
  ? Depot Battalion [1856-1871]
  43rd Brigade Depot at Chichester [1873-1881]


Note: see also successor for belatedly awarded battle honours.

flag The Colours and What They Mean, by John Baines.
Uniform: ?-1832: scarlet; facings: orange
1832-1881: scarlet; facings: blue
1693.02.01 Col. Arthur (Chichester), 3rd Earl of Donegal

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 Jackson, 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
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swords The 35th Foot Project [18th century]
swords 35th Regiment of Foot Seven Years War in North America [New England]
monument The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment Museum, Dover (Army Museums Ogilby Trust)
monument Royal Sussex Regiment Collection, Redoubt Fortress, Eastbourne (Army Museums Ogilby Trust)
monument Royal Sussex Regiment Museum gallery, Military Museum of Sussex, Eastbourne.
monument Sussex Combined Services Museum, Eastbourne (Simonides listing)
Regimental Journal:
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Full Histories:
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Short Histories:
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Manuscripts and Archives:
book Orderly Books of the Crown Forces in America 1775-1784, compiled by John K. Robertson, Don Hagist, Todd Braisted, and Don Londahl-Smidt (RevWar'75)
book Archives of the Royal Sussex Regiment, Wessex Sussex Record Office.