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Evacuation In WW2

posted by Imogen Viner on 05 Sept 2017 at 7:14 am

My grandmother was evacuated with the Downs School (now King Offa) in 1939. I was wondering if anyone can tell me the date that the schools in the Bexhill Region were evacuated, as I am doing a school project on it.

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posted by Tony Rolt on 06 Sept 2017 at 5:48 am

My sisters in law were evacuated to Let Haworth and St. Albans from those schools. I will ask if they can remember

WWII School Evacuation

posted by Ron Sargent on 07 Sept 2017 at 8:01 pm

Google tells us that the Downs Infants' School was closed on 19 July 1940 and the children evacuated to Hertfordshire. I started at the school in 1950, aged five.

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