19 June 1917

19 June 1917 -›

Published: 19/06/2017

HM Government has raised questions over who is presently paying for Jersey’s wartime defence....

12 June 1917

12 June 1917 -›

Published: 12/06/2017

After months of organisation, the Royal Jersey Garrison Battalion is taking up its duty of defending the island....

5 June 1917

5 June 1917 -›

Published: 05/06/2017

Determined to see Jersey release as many men as possible for war service, the Lieutenant Governor has launched a new scheme offering replacement labourers for local farms....

29 May 1917

29 May 1917 -›

Published: 29/05/2017

The presence of German prisoners of war at the docks has led to restrictions on visiting the harbour....

22 May 1917

22 May 1917 -›

Published: 22/05/2017

The Lieutenant Governor, General Alexander Wilson, has issued a further order on public lighting in line with changes passed by the UK Government....

15 May 1917

15 May 1917 -›

Published: 15/05/2017

Undertaking war-related work in Britain has been proving popular among local women. ...

8 May 1917

8 May 1917 -›

Published: 08/05/2017

Since the start of the war, around 2,500 men from Jersey have joined the French armed forces. ...

1 May 1917

1 May 1917 -›

Published: 01/05/2017

Reginald Laurens appeared before the Royal Court this week charged with making false claims to a military service tribunal. ...

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....


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