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Folkestone during the war

Folkestone during the war

a record of the town"s life and work

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Published by F.J. Parsons in Folkestone .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by J.C. Carlile.
ContributionsCarlile, John Charles.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14153943M

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Folkestone during the war [] a record of the town's life and work by Carlile, John CharlesPages: Not many places in Britain compare with that part of the Kent coast that includes Dover and Folkestone, when it comes to direct involvement in war. Inthe two ports and their hinterland teemed with troops, military and naval facilities.

They were an inevitable target for enemy attack b. The Folkestone Harbour Station Canteen and the Visitors’ Books Folkestone Harbour Station is a location which would have been familiar to the millions of soldiers who passed through it in the Great War.

It was the last part of Blighty many enlisted men and nurses would have seen when they left for the Western Front, and the first theyFile Size: KB.

During the war the fishermen used to give an amount of fish for the airmen at Hawkinge. All our schools were closed, but my Mum managed to find a small private school, so I had to go there.

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However, Folkestone was very badly hit during the war. It was targeted partially because of Shorncliffe Camp, they also aimed for the railway stations, the gasworks and the airfield at. According to John Charles Carlyle in his book, Folkestone During The War –the number of British and Allied troops had risen to over million byas well as nearlyRed Cross and other workers.

Folkestone played a key role throughout the war. For example, approximatelyrefugees landed from Europe. Folkestone being a favourite town of mine, it was good to read about it's position in ww1 and also being the main main port for our boys leaving or returning to or from the Western front.

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Carlile D.D. in his book "Folkestone During the War" (republished by HardPress - ‪SBN ‪ ‬) introduces it with the words "No town in England has a record of war work comparable with that of Folkestone. The coast-line from Dover to Hythe forms a strategic point of vital importance.

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Folkestone was an important port in the First World War with approximately 10 million troops and others, including nurses, passing through the were troops embarking to serve on the Western Front and others were troops .