17 December 1918

17 December 1918 -›

Published: 17/12/2018

A recent Admiralty telegram signified an important step from war to peace...

10 December 1918

10 December 1918 -›

Published: 10/12/2018

A buzz of excitement passed through the night time streets of St Helier this week following news that the Alhambra was to reopen...

3 December 1918

3 December 1918 -›

Published: 03/12/2018

Plying the pre-war cross-Channel route between Jersey and the mainland were a wide variety of steamers, all well known to islanders...

26 November 1918

26 November 1918 -›

Published: 26/11/2018

The call went out this week for former members of His Majesty’s armed forces to attend the inaugural meeting of a local ex-serviceman’s association. ...

19 November 1918

19 November 1918 -›

Published: 19/11/2018

No politician worked more tirelessly bringing relief during the recent flu epidemic than the Constable of St Helier, Mr John Edwin Pinel...

12 November 1918

12 November 1918 -›

Published: 12/11/2018

As momentum gathers over social reform and the desire to provide returning servicemen with ‘a land fit for heroes’, there comes a reminder of the housing conditions faced by some living in St Helier....

5 November 1918

5 November 1918 -›

Published: 05/11/2018

A telegraph bearing news of the imminent Armistice arrived in the island late on 10 November....

29 October 1918

29 October 1918 -›

Published: 29/10/2018

While widespread reports of the global influenza epidemic have circulated recently, there was some hope that so-called Spanish Flu may pass Jersey by...

22 October 1918

22 October 1918 -›

Published: 22/10/2018

The pages of recent newspaper editions contain a slew of official notices directed towards limiting both the selling price of certain goods and prohibiting the purchase and use of others....

15 October 1918

15 October 1918 -›

Published: 15/10/2018

Sad news reached the island this week of Sergeant Charles Laugeard’s death in action....

8 October 1918

8 October 1918 -›

Published: 08/10/2018

The Royal Court dealt harshly this week with a woman accused of knowingly passing a sexually transmitted disease to a soldier....

1 October 1918

1 October 1918 -›

Published: 01/10/2018

Ongoing concerns about wartime shortages in coal stocks led to the Island Defence Committee imposing an early closing order on shops, restaurants, clubs and places of entertainment....


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