Evacuation - When were children evacuated from their homes in Britain? Main page

Questions Source 1Source 2Source 3Source 4Source 5
4a Which east coast town evacuated the highest number of children on Sunday 2 June 1940?

4b Which children had the longest train journey on 2 June 1940?
Those travelling from ____________ to ____________.
How long did this journey last?

4c Which train from which town carried the most children?
The ____________ train from ____________.
Where did it arrive?
Do you know where this is in Britain - which county?

4d Why did the government ask parents in these towns to evacuate their children at this date? (see source 3)

Evacuation of School Children from Eastern Counties by special trains on 2 June 1940

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PRO ref: ED 138/48; Evacuation of School Children from Eastern Counties by special trains on 2 June 1940