Essex Regiment & Essex Militia History

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War in Essex

Given its geographical location on the East Coast  it is not a surprise that Essex was at the forefront of many of the European Wars for both defensive and offensive operations and the effect on the population of Essex.

Click on the pages below to find out more.

Modern Warfare

Essex men who died in Iraq & Afghanistan 2002-1014


Civilian Life in Essex

Blackout in Essex

Policing Essex in the Great War

Rationing in Essex

Schools during the Great War

The first week of the war in Chelmsford and area

The second week of the war in Essex


Places in Essex to visit with military links

Bradwell Bay Airfield

Coalhouse Fort

North Essex Martello Towers

Stow Maries Aerodrome

Tilbury Fort

Two Forts Way Walk, Tilbury

Some of the links may take you to our sister site Essex Family History