22 January 1918

22 January 1918 -›

Published: 22/01/2018

In view of present shortages caused by limited food imports, islanders will be asked to set aside one day per week during which they won’t eat meat....

15 January 1918

15 January 1918 -›

Published: 15/01/2018

Confirmation came through this week that surviving members of the Jersey Contingent have moved to the Hampshire Regiment....

8 January 1918

8 January 1918 -›

Published: 08/01/2018

The Royal Court dealt harshly with a local man this week, who had both falsely registered under the wartime Aliens Act, and who turned out to be a Royal Navy deserter....

1 January 1918

1 January 1918 -›

Published: 01/01/2018

Rumour and hearsay has abounded recently over the exact amount of coal presently available in the island....

25 December 1917

25 December 1917 -›

Published: 25/12/2017

Wartime worries were put out of mind for one night this week as the Royal Garrison Artillery held a seasonal dance....

18 December 1917

18 December 1917 -›

Published: 18/12/2017

While news from the front hardly seems encouraging this Christmas, islanders can at least indulge in some escapism. ...

11 December 1917

11 December 1917 -›

Published: 11/12/2017

The States agreed this week to make a generous financial ‘gift’ towards Britain’s war effort. ...

4 December 1917

4 December 1917 -›

Published: 04/12/2017

The situation with coal supplies during this forthcoming winter is a cause for serious concern – both nationally and locally....

27 November 1917

27 November 1917 -›

Published: 27/11/2017

The risks of wartime sea travel were underlined this week with a tragic, unexplained incident...

20 November 1917

20 November 1917 -›

Published: 20/11/2017

After several worrying days, a boat containing supplies of petroleum reached St Helier Harbour this week....

13 November 1917

13 November 1917 -›

Published: 13/11/2017

Following a request by the States Food Control Committee, the Lieutenant Governor has telegrammed and written to the UK Government on the matter of flour supplies....

6 November 1917

6 November 1917 -›

Published: 06/11/2017

A packed Town Hall recently heard an appeal for Jersey women to join the armed forces....


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