In Reply to: France posted by Dave Tilley on Thu, May 04 2017 at 05:07 AM CDT:
: For those who do not know ...The Royal Sussex Association have gone to France to honour the first and last casualties Royal Sussex WW1...It was hope this year to mark Passchendaele with a march through the Mennen gate and for us to stay in Ypres for the last post None of this is now going on....I could do all i have stated with British Legion with evening meal £119 Royal Sussex tour of our County no meal limited time in France £150 ....Forward planning lets plan 2018 now and get it right do what we need and not leave it so we get what is left over Regards Dave (rant over)
Don't listen to Dave, he's no idea what he's talking about.
This year we will be doing the Battle of Arras and the Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele). We will be there on 30th September and 1st October.
Next year we will be going to the Sambre Canal/River Rhonelle where the Regiment suffered its last casualties of the Great War. That trip will be in November 2018.
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