27 March 1917

27 March 1917 -›

Published: 27/03/2017

A small notice placed in the newspaper this week spoke volumes about a significant change presently underway in the island, and the conclusion of a way of life....

20 March 1917

20 March 1917 -›

Published: 20/03/2017

Jersey faces a considerable challenge in meeting the recent demand of the UK Government for increased potato exports in order to help feed the army. ...

13 March 1917

13 March 1917 -›

Published: 13/03/2017

The military finally took possession of the New Town Arsenal this week. ...

6 March 1917

6 March 1917 -›

Published: 06/03/2017

Under the terms of Jersey’s new Military Service Act, three tribunals are being set-up in the Island....

27 February 1917

27 February 1917 -›

Published: 27/02/2017

Local newspapers began displaying prominent notices this week asking the public to consider how much they are presently eating....

20 February 1917

20 February 1917 -›

Published: 20/02/2017

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: 13/02/2017

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: 06/02/2017

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: 30/01/2017

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: 23/01/2017

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: 16/01/2017

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: 09/01/2017

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....


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