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Great War West Sussex 1914-18

Great War West Sussex 1914-18

These pages cover the work of civilians on the Home Front and the Royal Sussex Regiment’s involvement overseas during World War One. You can download over 300 documents, original research work and view over 3,000 pages of information. These include newspaper articles, original documents, images, leaflets, posters and case studies of servicemen, other people and topics. Free teaching resources are also available. 
These web pages were financed by the Heritage Lottery Fund and published by the County Library Service, with much support and material from West Sussex Record Office. Any source may be downloaded, saved and printed for educational or private use free of charge, but you must obtain our written permission to re-publish them in print or online.

  • Includes: Recruitment, Military Camps, Invasion Counter Measures, Enemy Aliens and Refugees, Fundraising, Economy, Employment and Morale, Social Life, Women, Hospitals, Churches, Agriculture and Food, Armistice and Memorials, and Post War problems.
  • Every surviving battalion war diary, plus other original records, newspaper articles, indexes and case studies of soldiers.
  • An index to 14,000 West Sussex servicemen and other individuals, plus detailed case studies of many.

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Chichester territorials leave for The Front
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