1861: 100 Troops 'well behaved' during overnight stay in Cuckfield

Updated: Jun 20

Brighton Gazette - Thursday 22 August 1861


CUCKFIELD.

On Friday last, about 100 men and horses, including five officers of H.M.’s 18th Hussars, being A and H troops, under the command of Captain Arbuthnot, were billeted at Cuckfield for one night, and marched for Brighton Barracks on the following morning, they having on the 16th marched from Godalming to Cuckfield.

Officer of the 18th Hussars circa 1870

The troops behaved well, and not a murmur was heard against them whilst here.


Thanks to pinterest for the image

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/18th_Royal_Hussars


29 views