Being situated near the airfields at Odiham, Farnborough and, later in the war, Lasham, Froyle was not in an ideal position to receive evacuees. However, some children from the Portsmouth area as well as London were evacuated to Froyle.
One group who called themselves “The Happy Vaccies” have been in touch and actually attended one of the village reunions. Also, a local resident, whose aunt is a member of a history society in Devon, passed on to us an article by Claire Siddall in a recent edition of their magazine describing the experience of being evacuated to this area as a young girl of seven. Follow the links below to find out more.