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Before the First World War, Territorial training camps were often held in Lamphey. This shows an artillery unit undergoing training


Lamphey Court (SN 019009): Lamphey Court was requisitioned by the RAF during the last war. From October 1943 until January 1944 when they were transferred to Fishguard, Companies I and K of the 110th Infantry, 28th US Infantry Division were stationed at a site to the rear and to the left of, Lamphey Court. It was known to the Americans as ‘Lamphey Camp’. Signatures and brief messages carved by the US troops were plainly visible until comparatively recent years on a very large and ancient tree located just right of the entrance to Lamphey Court. During the Americans’ time in Lamphey, the ovens at the village bakery were used every day to roast the meat for the men’s rations. The officer of the day would invariably spear each joint with a bayonet to ensure that it was properly cooked. The 110th’s regimental HQ at the time were at Llanion Barracks.


Lamphey Church (SN 016005): In the churchyard are the graves of two seamen from US Coastguard ship Tampa, torpedoed and sunk by a German U-Boat in the Bristol Channel during WWI. St Faith’s housing estate behind the church was the site of a hutted encampment during World War II when an RAF maintenance depot was based here.


An aerial view showing the Women’s Land Army hostel at Barn Hill.


Women’s Land Army hostel (SN 033008): The Land Army hostel accommodated 30 girls and was sited on top of Barn Hill, about a mile from Lamphey. Remains of this small complex of buildings can still be seen, although they are on private land. Mrs Grace Woods, Crowthorne, Berkshire, was supervisor and later recalled: “I arrived in Pembrokeshire with the Land Army in 1941 and my job included driving the girls around various farms in the


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