24 April 1917

24 April 1917 -›

Published: 24/04/2017

Reports coming through this week indicate that the Jersey Contingent recently suffered a considerable number of casualties while serving on defensive duties in Belgium....

17 April 1917

17 April 1917 -›

Published: 17/04/2017

After the States recently decided against using the prisoners of war held at Blanches Banques camp for local agricultural work, the Lieutenant Governor arranged their return to the UK for labour dutie...

10 April 1917

10 April 1917 -›

Published: 10/04/2017

St Saviour’s Parish Hall was the venue for Jersey’s first tribunal held under the new Military Service Law....

3 April 1917

3 April 1917 -›

Published: 03/04/2017

After months of often rancorous debate and distracting delays, the full impact of Jersey’s new Military Service Act is now being felt in homes across the island....

27 March 1917

27 March 1917 -›

Published: 27/03/2017

A small notice placed in the newspaper this week spoke volumes about a significant change presently underway in the island, and the conclusion of a way of life....

20 March 1917

20 March 1917 -›

Published: 20/03/2017

Jersey faces a considerable challenge in meeting the recent demand of the UK Government for increased potato exports in order to help feed the army. ...

13 March 1917

13 March 1917 -›

Published: 13/03/2017

The military finally took possession of the New Town Arsenal this week. ...

6 March 1917

6 March 1917 -›

Published: 06/03/2017

Under the terms of Jersey’s new Military Service Act, three tribunals are being set-up in the Island....

27 February 1917

27 February 1917 -›

Published: 27/02/2017

Local newspapers began displaying prominent notices this week asking the public to consider how much they are presently eating....

20 February 1917

20 February 1917 -›

Published: 20/02/2017

It’s been a landmark week for the island, not just in respect of the war but for Jersey’s historic constitutional privileges. ...

13 February 1917

13 February 1917 -›

Published: 13/02/2017

Having been present in the island for nearly two years, the bulk of the German prisoners held at the Blanche Banques POW camp departed this week for the UK mainland....

6 February 1917

6 February 1917 -›

Published: 06/02/2017

A large crowd of farmers packed Don Street’s Oddfellows Hall this week to learn more on discussions between the States and UK Government about future potato exports....


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