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Royal Sussex Regiment Monument, Brighton.


Detail of the dedication


Description

An unusual monument to the men of the 35th Royal Sussex Rgt. Who died as a result of their action in the Egyptian campaigns of the 1880's.

The monument is of pink marble and stands outside the elaborate Royal Pavilion commissioned by George IV in the early 1800's.

The inscription reads :
"ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS, N.C.OFFICERS AND MEN 1st Bn ROYAL SUSSEX REGt. TO THE MEMORY OF THEIR COMRADES WHO WERE KILLED IN ACTION OR WHO DIED OF WOUNDS OR OF DISEASE CONTRACTED DURING THE EGYPTIAN CAMPAIGN 1882 AND NILE RIVER EXPEDITION 1884-85"

Location

Brighton, UK. Nov 2004

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