6 April 1915

6 April 1915 -›

Published: 06/04/2015

Since the start of the war, the laws and regulations prohibiting trading with the enemy have progressively tightened. These have made it a serious offence to buy goods from or sell goods to German, Au...

30 March 1915

30 March 1915 -›

Published: 30/03/2015

December’s naval bombardment of Britain’s east coast both shocked and served to remind Islanders how swiftly the war can reach out to strike formerly peaceful communities....

23 March 1915

23 March 1915 -›

Published: 23/03/2015

Reports arriving from Ireland during the past two weeks indicate that the Jersey Contingent is settling well into their new home and training regime....

16 March 1915

16 March 1915 -›

Published: 16/03/2015

After weeks of excited speculation, the first German prisoners of war arrived in Jersey this week....

9 March 1915

9 March 1915 -›

Published: 09/03/2015

The master of the SS Lydia claimed that an enemy submarine attacked his vessel this week while it was en route from Jersey to England....

2 March 1915

2 March 1915 -›

Published: 02/03/2015

The last ten days have been a whirlwind of activity as the Jersey Contingent made final preparations to leave the Island....

23 February 1915

23 February 1915 -›

Published: 23/02/2015

There was disruption in the communications between Britain and the Island this week due to a break in an undersea telegraph cable. It is not clear when it will come back into operation....

16 February 1915

16 February 1915 -›

Published: 16/02/2015

The big story of this week centres on States plans to meet the ongoing cost of defending the Island....

9 February 1915

9 February 1915 -›

Published: 09/02/2015

The rising cost of a loaf is cause for concern at the present time. While the wealthy may be able to absorb any price increases, the poorer members of Jersey’s society are vulnerable to changes in wha...

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....


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