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Shorncliffe Camp
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2011, 18:13:02 »
During the First World War thousands of soldiers came to Shorncliffe and Hythe camp's to train before sailing to France and the Western Front.
A short distance from Shorncliffe camp, low down in the woods off the lower part of Horn Street in Sandgate(which has been recently cleared), is a system of training trenches and brick bays, recruits used to practise on/in before being shipped to France and Belgium.



 

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