First World War – East Sussex's involvement

To mark the centenary of World War One (WW1), we have created a commemorative website where stories, photos, teaching resources, and digitised WW1 newspapers are stored and will be kept as a permanent legacy and memorial for the future

Lowther's Lambs recruitment poster
Lowther's Lambs recruitment poster

Throughout the First World War, the guns in France and Belgium could be heard in East Sussex.

You can help bring our county’s rich history to life by sharing your stories, memories and images.

You can also find out about events in the county to mark the WW1 centenary and contribute to our survey of local war memorials.

Discover and add stories, memories and events