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Sussex Military History Society

Forthcoming events

Wednesday 15 October 2014

Taming The Beast: Godfrey Place VC and Operation Source

Paul Watkins

Venue: The Royal Oak, Lewes

Wednesday 19 November 2014

Plane Deception

Adrian Hills (SMHS Member)

Venue: The Royal Oak, Lewes

Wednesday 17 December 2014

Newhaven Fort & Newhaven Garrison during the Great War 1914 - 1918

Keith Brain

Venue: The Royal Oak, Lewes

Monthly meetings

7.30pm for 8.00pm start
Function Room of the
Royal Oak Public House,
Station Street, Lewes, East Sussex.

Thanks to all who attended our 2014 Great War Study Day - we raised £800 for the Royal British Legion charity!

SMHS Study Day 2014


Latest SMHS News

SMHS at Seaford's Armed Forces Day

On June 28th, SMHS took its place at Seaford’s Martello Fields to honour and celebrate the Armed Forces community at Seahaven’s Veterans and Armed Forces Day. The event, organised jointly by Seaford Town Council and the Seahaven Branch of the Royal Society of St George, like hundreds of others around the UK seeks to raise public awareness of and show support for; veterans, serving troops & their families, reservists and cadets.

SMHS meeting: The Women’s Land Army – A Sussex Connection

SMHS Study Day 2014

SMHS meeting: My wartime childhood memories

SMHS meeting: AGM & the Battle of Lewes

SMHS Meeting: A port of Classis Britannica and military exploitation of iron in the Hastings area

SMHS Meeting -The Bruneval Raid

SMHS Meeting: A Prelude to Royal Navy flying in WW1 1895-1914

SMHS meeting: Project feedback

SMHS meeting - the North Africa Campaign