20 June 1861: Brighton Gazette

Brighton Gazette 20th June 1861 RIFLE PRIZE SHOOTING. – A cup will be shot for on the first proximo, by officers of the battalion of this district, on the military rifle ground of the Littlehampton Fort. Another cup will be shot for by the volunteer rifles of the 9th (Arundel and Littlehampton) Sussex corps.

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7 February 1861: News Article

Brighton Gazette 7th February 1861 MILITARY DISTRICT COURT MARTIAL. – A Court was held, at the Fort, on Saturday and Monday, to try six privates, of the 96th Regiment, on a charge of insubordination, and assaulting a Sergeant; also for drunken conduct in the streets at Littlehampton, including a charge of breaking the windows of […]

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7 February 1861: News Article

Brighton Gazette 7th February 1861 VOLUNTEER TREAT. – Captain Evens, commanding officer of the 9th (Arundel and Littlehampton) Rifle Volunteers, with much politeness, issued invitations to the gentlemen of the Corps to dine with him, on Tuesday last, at the Norfolk Arms Hotel, Arundel.

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The Times July 21, 1860

MELANCHOLY CATASTROPHE AT LITTLEHAMPTON Two hundred men of the 21st Depot Battalion are receiving rifle instruction at the fort here. Last Wednesday, after the practice with the long Enfield at 400 yards’ range, the men were pointing their unloaded rifles and snapping caps at each other while the officers were engaged in comparing the register […]

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West Sussex Gazette: May 24 1860

The paper said that on Tuesday many people were at Littlehampton due to the sunny day and 9th Sussex Volunteers parade. A shoemaker and his wife were drinking at the Victory with a soldier. They left to cross the common to the shoemaker’s home when the shoemaker and soldier lay down to sleep. The wife […]

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