Wartime

Please select the options below to explore different topics.

1600s-1800s

Learn about the English Civil War battle near East Meon and the little-known story of French prisoners of war who lived in the local area.  

                                                                                                      

People of the First World War 

Discover the personal stories of local people during the First World War, 1914 - 1918.                                                                                                 

                                                                                            

People of the Second World War 

Explore the interesting tales of local people during the Second World War, 1939 - 1945.

                                                                                                        

Evacuees

Discover what life was like for an evacuee in the local area during the Second World War.

                                                                                          

Hospitals

Find out about the hospitals that were set up in the local area during the First and Second World Wars.

                                                                                                  

The Home Front

Explore the everyday life of people in Petersfield and the surrounding area during wartime.

                                                                                         

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