The Royal Military CanalThe Royal Military Canal

The Royal Military Canal had been in private hands before the War but was taken back into military control and guns re-sited along its length.
Near to the bridge was the trench being dug by the Lancashire Regiment and the bridge was also patrolled by Special Constables like Mr Johnson who would stop traffic to make sure passengers had a legitimate reason for being in the village.
Looking to the left (behind the Church) you can still see an area used as a wharf to land boats.


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