2 February 1915

2 February 1915 -›

Published: 02/02/2015

There are reports this week that another member of the Jersey Militia has died. Corporal Walter Cheney is understood to have passed away at the General Hospital of double pneumonia contracted while se...

26 January 1915

26 January 1915 -›

Published: 26/01/2015

Despite the recent cold weather, there appears to be no slowing down in generosity when it comes to supporting Jersey’s soldiers and sailors....

19 January 1915

19 January 1915 -›

Published: 19/01/2015

The Island’s pigeon fanciers discovered this week how the war is going to affect their activities....

12 January 1915

12 January 1915 -›

Published: 12/01/2015

There was confirmation this week of the death in action of another young Jerseyman. Jules Blondel, who was just 17-years-old, had joined the army before the war and was serving with the Dorsetshire Re...

5 January 1915

5 January 1915 -›

Published: 05/01/2015

Given its long association with Britain’s military, it is understandable that many former Victoria College pupils are presently serving in the armed forces....

29 December 1914

29 December 1914 -›

Published: 29/12/2014

A row has broken out between the military and the Parish of St Peter over work being carried out near the POW camp presently under construction in St Ouen’s Bay....

22 December 1914

22 December 1914 -›

Published: 22/12/2014

Despite the momentous events of the past four months, it appeared to be business as usual in St Helier this festive week....

15 December 1914

15 December 1914 -›

Published: 15/12/2014

The Island’s politicians met this week in a special session to discuss the matter of Jersey’s contribution to Britain’s war effort....

8 December 1914

8 December 1914 -›

Published: 08/12/2014

There was a sobering reminder this week of the war’s growing impact on Islanders’ lives. The cause was news that Edward Single, a baker’s deliveryman from St Helier, appeared in court on a charge of s...

1 December 1914

1 December 1914 -›

Published: 01/12/2014

Notices in this week’s newspapers have ended days of speculation. The British Government, it seems, has finally consented to a contingent of Militiamen leaving the Island for military service overseas...

24 November 1914

24 November 1914 -›

Published: 24/11/2014

There was relief among States members following Britain’s endorsement of a new law enabling the raising of a war loan. The £50,000 is required to cover the ongoing cost of Militia mobilisation, which ...

17 November 1914

17 November 1914 -›

Published: 17/11/2014

‘A public disgrace’ was how one newspaper described the present situation as yet more soldiers appeared in court this week on charges of being drunk and disorderly....


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