Horsham tournament cancelled - August 1914

World War I daily bulletin from the Horsham district
World War I daily bulletin from the Horsham district

A report from the first County Times of August which was published before war was declared, showing that war was expected.

“Bank Holiday at Horsham: Beyond a shower between nine and ten o’clock on Monday morning the weather was brilliantly fine and many people visited the Cricket Field to view the match between Horsham and Leeds City.

“Owing to the imminence of war the grand military tournament arranged in connection with the Sussex Yeomanry was abandoned.”