In Reply to: Re: Why the royal Sussex regiment posted by Colin on Thu, Aug 31 2017 at 01:03 PM CDT:
: I did all my tests etc in the same office as you Dilly but not Eddie Clout but another
: of our Regiment.I wanted the Guards but he persuaded me.I took my oath at Brighton Dilly did you ?
I did go to Brighton. Out of the station down on the left was the information office opposite was the mitre pub. Took the queens shilling and badged Royal Sussex on 1st may 62. Got 10 bob I think that's 50p today's money. Never had so much money in my life. Went by train with Dimple to Oswestry on 8th may
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