The history of Clophill, Bedfordshire, UK
Including historical descriptions, maps and statistical analysis.
During the war Haynes Park was used for training R.E., mainly Signals. There was a constant turnover of units moving on to other locations or the front and new units arriving for training. A lot of the sappers were billeted in the village, up to two hundred at a time. They proved popular in the village and ran frequent dances and entertainments as well as football matches.
This is information gleaned from the 'Ampthill News' for the period of the war. Click title to expand an item.