This was one of a number of troop camps in Sussex around the time of D-Day. Camp J3 had a capacity of 2,600 men. Troops camped in Marshalling Area J (in Sussex) were part of Force ‘S’ which landed on Sword Beach on D-Day. Most of these troops came from the British 3rd Infantry Division. Units in Marshalling Area J embarked through Newhaven and Shoreham.
|Address||West Firle, Lewes, East Sussex BN8 6LP, UK|
|County||East & West Sussex|
|Location type||Troop Camp|
|Site Ownership and Access Information||The site is now a country estate, normally not open to the public but see website for details of any open days. Please respect the privacy of the current owners.|
|Contact details||See Firle estate website|
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