Description: Bi-metal cap badge with the white metal star of the Order of the Garter. Behind are the plumes taken from the French Regiment of Royal Roussillon which they defeated at Quebec in 1759. The motto reads 'Honi soit qui mal y pense'. Underneath in brass is the wording 'The Royal Sussex Reg'. The collar badges are of a similar design.
An all brass version was issued in 1916. The officers had a bronze version., AMDigital Reference: OTT4505, 3905., and Cap badge, collar badges.
Reproduction of: The Royal Sussex Regiment cap badge and collar badges 1914-1916.