Life in Essex during World War One

Given its geographical location on the East Coast  it is not a surprise that Essex was at the forefront of many of the European Wars for both defensive and offensive operations and the effect on the population of Essex.

The links below will open pages that will tell you more about life in Essex During the Great War.

Life for the Civilian Population





The first week of the Great War in Essex

The second week of the Great War in Essex

Zeppelin Raids

Greal War related activities taking place in Essex

4th Battalion Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Regiment stationed at Writtle 

Enemy Prisoner of War / Internment Camps - Index of multiple pages

Essex Regiment Prisoner of War Fund

VAD Nurses and War Hospitals in Essex - Index of multiple pages