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List of WW1 German P.O.W. Internee Camps Sussex.1914/1919.

1914-1919 Prisoners of War "Working Camps" documented as being in Sussex
"Camp" is a misleading title as most were requisitioned or loaned country or
large houses where detained German internees or POWs were based doing
agricultural or similar work, even after the Great War had formally ended,
prior to being repatriated or otherwise released.




Official Camp Name Dates when open 1918/19 Official Postal Address Current

Post Code
Angmering Dec 17

Blairfield May 18, Oct 18 Chichester

BrightonGenl. Hosp. Jan 19

Eartham May 18, Jan 19 Slindon, Chichester

East GrinsteadMay 18, Jan 19 218 London Road RH19 1HF/Y (v)

East PrestonMay 18, Jan 19 Angmering

Hailsham May 18, Jan 19 Roseneath, George Street BN27 1A

Haywards Heath Oct 18, Jan 19 Summerhill

Henfield Oct 18, Jan 19

Horsham Oct 18, Jan 19 28 North Street RH12 1RQ (v)

Hove May 18, Jan 19 Brooker Hall, 19 New Church Road BN3 4AB (v)

Lancing Jan 19 BN15

Lewes Dec 17, Jan 18, May 18 North Street BN7 2P

Midhurst May 18, Jan 19 North Street GU29 9D

Northiam Oct 18 TN31

Peasmarsh Oct 18, Jan 19 Rye TN31

Robertsbridge May 18, Jan 19 TN32

Sandgate May 18, Jan 19 Storrington

Sompting Dec 17 Worthing

Steyning May 18, Jan 19 BN43 6TQ (v)

Uckfield Jan 19, Apr 19 The Grange TN22 4HH?

Wisborough Green May 18, Jan 19 The Workhouse, Billinghurst RH14 0DU (v)





  1. RW Standing permalink

    I have material on East Preston POW Camp and East Preston Military Hospital
    Besides some on WW2

    • archman1 permalink

      Hi,anything you would like to share with me would be very much appreciated,all used material is accredited,to researcher author etc.
      by the way how is your health ? , hope all is well with you,
      cheers Rodney

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