26 February 1918

26 February 1918 -›

Published: 26/02/2018

The Channel Islands have been adhering to a British Government order that women and children should not travel on board ships passing through designated ‘danger zones’....

19 February 1918

19 February 1918 -›

Published: 19/02/2018

Britain has signalled its intent to formally record gratitude for Jersey’s agreed payment towards the nation’s wartime expenses....

12 February 1918

12 February 1918 -›

Published: 12/02/2018

News has reached the island that two more young men schooled at Highlands College have been killed in action....

5 February 1918

5 February 1918 -›

Published: 05/02/2018

General Alexander Wilson has signalled his intent to control farmers’ prices this year....

29 January 1918

29 January 1918 -›

Published: 29/01/2018

The island’s military service tribunals have been sitting again this week, judging more appeals for exemption from conscription. ...

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. ...


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