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Worthing College students researching with our older volunteers, November 2014.
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Below are some suggestions for researchers wanting to find out more.


There are a range of other resources that mention the Army Camp and the effect of the First World War on the local area, including:

The Shoreham-by-Sea history portal
The Shoreham Fort website
The West Sussex County Council’s website: Great War West Sussex 1914-1918.
Hayes, M. and White, E. (ed). 2014 West Sussex Remembering 1914-18 Gloucestershire: The History Press
Cheal, H. 1971 The Story of Shoreham EP Publishing Ltd

For more of a personal opinion on life in the Army Camp:

Visit the Goodchilds of Grundisburgh website
Read Frankau, G. 1920 Peter Jackson, cigar merchant : a romance of married life  London: Hutchinson – an online version is available at 

Find suggestions for more specific resources for each of the topics on the individual topic pages.


For general tips on researching First World Records:

Visit the National Archives research advice pages

For some advice on researching Army Family history:

Visit the Imperial War Museum Army Family History pages