35th & 107th Regiments/Royal Sussex/Queen's/Princess of Wales' Royal (Queen's and Royal Hampshires)
Below is some genealogy information on the 35th & 107th Regiments and Royal Sussex, Queen's and the Princess of Wales' Royal (Queen's and Royal Hampshires) regiment of the British army that may help searches for military ancestors.
Description: Formed in 1881 by amalgamating the 35th (Royal Sussex) Regiment of Foot and the 107th Regiment of Foot (Bengal Light Infantry). They saw action in the Boer Wars. During the First World War they fought across the Western front at battles such as Mons, Marne, Aisne, the 1st battle of Ypres, Aubers Bridge, Loos, the Somme (1916) and the Hindenburg Line. During the Second World War they fought across the West, African, Italian, Far Eastern and Middle Eastern fronts taking part in the Dunkirk evacuations and battles such as El Alamein, Arnhem (part of Operation Market Garden) and the invasion of Italy. In 1966 they were amalagamated with The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment, The Queen's Own Buffs and The Royal Kent Regiment, forming The Queen's Regiment. Their nickname is The Iron Regiment, The Haddocks, The Prince of Orange's Own or The Orange Lilies.
- WWI: Mons
- WWI: Marne
- WWI: Aisne
- WWI: 1st battle of Ypres
- WWI: Aubers Bridge
- WWI: Loos
- WWI: Somme (1916)
- WWI: Hindenburg Line
- WWII: Dunkirk evacuations
- WWII: El Alamein
- WWII: Arnhem (part of Operation Market Garden)
- WWII: Invasion of Italy
- Ernest Francis Cowling. Corporal. Died 9 September 1916. Theatre: France & Flanders.
- Alexander Harry Rayworth. Lance-Corporal. Died 20 June 1916. Theatre: France & Flanders.
- Douglas Jenner. Private. Died 4 October 1915. Theatre: France & Flanders.