53DOV - Whitfield Sentry Guard September 1914

An early picture showing the Sentries on guard in Whitfield, Nr Dover. The exact location is unknown*. Civilians would have become accustomed to being challenged to show their documents as they approached Dover as it was a restricted area during the First World War.

Image and text courtesy of Peter Wright

*Further information courtesy of Susan Stewart:

‘The cottage was at the top of Whitfield Hill before the roundabout and new road system was there. There were two other cottages in other locations and I understood they were connected to Old Park House.’