Operation Pied Piper evacuated 1.5 million people in the first three days of September 1939. A second wave of evacution took place in 1940 when a millon people were moved after the surrender of France and during the Blitz. Another million people were evacuated in Operation Rivulet between July and September 1944.
Some of the children evacuated to Sturminster Newton were originally pupils at Walworth Central school in south London.
The list of evacuees found so far.