‘We went down to the town last night for about half an hour. . .we could hardly move for soldiers, and there is ten thousand more to come. . .’
Edmund Goodchild, mid-September, 1914. (Quote credit 2).
Over 100,000 men flooded the area around Shoreham Army Camp between 1914 and 1919. They came from a range of backgrounds and countries as far away as Canada and South Africa. So what do we know about the reaction of the locals to this friendly invasion?
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