17 July 1917

17 July 1917 -›

Published: 17/07/2017

There was a thrill of excitement and apprehension this week at news that a group of German prisoners of war had escaped from their camp in St Ouen’s Bay and were at large in the Island. ...

10 July 1917

10 July 1917 -›

Published: 10/07/2017

Recent weeks have seen a steady number of military service recruits returning to the Island – discharged as unfit to serve in the British Army....

3 July 1917

3 July 1917 -›

Published: 03/07/2017

A Royal Court hearing this week dealt with the matter of a property seized from an expelled Enemy Alien....

26 June 1917

26 June 1917 -›

Published: 26/06/2017

Since 1915, Deputy John Cory has been Jersey’s appointed Homing Pigeon Officer....

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....

3 June 1917

3 June 1917 -›

Published: 03/06/2017

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. ...


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