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Description: Formed in 1693 as the Earl of Donegal's Regiment of Foot. This disbanded in 1698. They were re-raised in 1701. They saw action in the War of the Spanish Succession. In 1747 they were renamed the 35th Regiment of Foot. In 1751 they were renamed the Prince of Orange's Own Regiment. They saw action during the French and Indian War and are the regiment depicted in the film and book 'The Last of the Mohicans', having suffered a massacre following the fall of Fort William Henry. They lost 185 men. In 1782 they were renamed the 35th (The Dorsetshire) Regiment of Foot. In 1805 they were renamed the 35th (Sussex). They action in the Napoleonic war. In 1881 they formed the Royal Sussex Regiment they amalgamated with the 107th Regiment of Foot (Bengal Light Infantry). Their nickname is The Prince of Orange's Own or The Orange Lilies.
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