World War 2

The following items are a selection of documents held at Hampshire Record Office and Wessex Film and Sound Archive which relate specifically to events during World War 2. If you would like our longer list of documents relating to World War 2, please contact us. References to documents are given in brackets.

Air Raid Precautions

Army Personnel


NB Many school log books and admission registers of the period record the arrival and departure of evacuees. Only a selection is noted here.

Home front

Military preparation

VE and VJ Day