Enham Alamein

Enham Alamein is a village and civil parish about 2½ miles north of Andover in the north of Hampshire, England. It was named "Knight's Enham" until 1945.

About a kilometre south along the A343 road from the current site of Enham Alamein is the dein of Knight's Enham. This is a small collection of 3 or 4 houses and a 12th century church. It is currently (2009) on the north edge of the suburban spread of Andover.

Enham Alamein and Upper Enham are the south and north ends of a village which is a little over a kilometer long. Enham Alamein has a museum about the Battle of El Alamein, and a factory.

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... In 1918 a charity named Enham was set up, with the support of King George V and Queen Mary ... In World War II many of the injured from the Battle of El Alamein were brought back to the UK and to the recovery centre in Knight's Enham ... to build a new UN Forces Sports Club in Gezira most was given to the charity Enham to care for disabled ex-servicemen ...

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