20 February 1917

20 February 1917 -›

Published: 2/20/2017

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: 2/13/2017

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: 2/6/2017

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....

30 January 1917

30 January 1917 -›

Published: 1/30/2017

There were questions in the States this week about the Militia taking over Westmount, and more particularly the military’s use of Overdale Hospital....

23 January 1917

23 January 1917 -›

Published: 1/23/2017

The subject of butter and its price has been a sensitive one since the beginning of the war. ...

16 January 1917

16 January 1917 -›

Published: 1/16/2017

The States have been discussing whether young women should be leaving Jersey to undertake war work in the UK. ...

9 January 1917

9 January 1917 -›

Published: 1/9/2017

A local man appeared in front of the Royal Court this week charged with committing an offence under the wartime Defence of the Realm Act....

2 January 1917

2 January 1917 -›

Published: 1/2/2017

A well-attended ceremony at the French Consulate this week recognised the commitment and bravery of four local men serving in the French Army....

26 December 1916

26 December 1916 -›

Published: 12/29/2016

With the passing of another Christmas – the third since war began – islanders have been reflecting on the last 12 months and considering what next year will bring....

19 December 1916

19 December 1916 -›

Published: 12/19/2016

To aid the release of men for service in the armed forces, a UK Government scheme permits the employment of enemy prisoners of war for agricultural work. ...

12 December 1916

12 December 1916 -›

Published: 12/12/2016

The tragic loss of Field Marshal Lord Kitchener in the sinking of HMS Hampshire on 5 June this year was felt keenly by the entire country....

5 December 1916

5 December 1916 -›

Published: 12/5/2016

Sad news has reached the island that Jersey’s former Lieutenant Governor, Major General Sir Alexander Rochfort, has died unexpectedly in London. ...


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