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Card sent by the Royal Militia of the Island of Jersey, Artillery, to W Picot of Beech Farm St. Johns warning him to attend at Queens Assembly Rooms at 10 am on Thursday the 30th of July 1914 to receive arms, clothing, and equipment on mobilization, it also warns him to provide his own blanket.
Date: 30 July 1914
Letter dated 04/10/1914 sent from Jessie C Deans of Lindisfarne, West Park Jersey, to W C [P] Picot of Beech Farm St John, wishing him luck before he is sent to the front
Date: 4 October 1914
Temporary commission appointing Walter Philip Picot to the rank of Second Lieutenant Land Forces, in the Royal Horse and Field Artillery
Date: 28 September 1916
Army book 349 [issued to every combatant officer below the rank of Lieutenant Colonel] containing details of the military career of Walter Philip Picot, also contains several loose papers including an order of release for Lieutenant W.P.Picot of St John Jersey dated 24/05/1919
Date: 24 May 1919
Papers of demobilization, transfer to the reserve or discharge, issued to Walter Philip Picot of Beech Farm St John informing him that he is released from his commission on completion of service stamped 23/05/1919 [document inside is dated 02/06/1921]
Date: 23 May 1919 - 2 June 1921
Talk by Major Frank Sargent of the Royal Army Ordnance Corps to the Channel Islands Occupation Society on the clearing Jersey of German relics after the occupation. Talks about his pleasure at being in Jersey, explains how the RAOC is a part of the army responsible for supplying it with everything it needs apart from food, fuel and transport, the different depots that make up the RAOC, the fact that Ordnance Beach Detachments accompanied the invasion and supported them, in the summer of 1943 numbers 16 and 17 Ordnance Beach Detachments were formed of which Sargent was in no 17, assault training in Scotland, left there whilst the invasion was taking place, being posted as second in command in 16, Ordnance Beach Detachment No 16 being attached to Force 135 and renamed Force 135 Field Ordnance Depot, coming to the Channel Islands to serve the liberation forces and to clear up the German arms that were left, most of the Field Ordnance Depot going to Guernsey and Sargent volunteering to come to Jersey to sort out the local depot, being asked for a report on the situation by the Lieutenant Governor General Sir Edward Grasset in October 1945, talks about stores of german equipment at Beaumont, La Collette, Fort Regent, Springfield Stadium, The Espanade, German Underground Hospital with lists of the amount of weapons, vehicles and equipment collected, a body known as the London Munitions Assignment Board being given first call on all usable german equipment, being told to destroy all german war potential with a wish to cleanse the island, all big guns being destroyed with only some smaller guns being kept at Mont Orgueil Castle, pushing guns into the bay at Les Landes where one has now been brought up and put at Noirmont, some cut up and reused for metal, some put in tunnels in St Peter's Valley and exploded and left in there, the ammunition was loaded into tank landing craft at Gorey and St Aubin and dumped in Hurd's Deep, a deep area off the Cherbourd Peninsula, unstable ammunition blown up at St Ouen's Bay with help from german prisoners of war. Michael Ginns comments on tanks that were taken back to France, the weapons at Mont Orgueil Castle which were later presented to the Société Jersiaise and specifies where the guns were in the tunnel at St Peter's Valley. Question about some equipment that went to South Africa and the range finder at Noirmont Command Bunker. Slides being shown with Major Sargent and Michael Ginns commenting on them including remarks on the gun at Noirmont, vehicles, weapons, ammunition being blown up on the sand dunes, an accident with the ammunition, loading ammunition onto ships and at sea, Fort Regent, Les Landes and the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, guns that were blown up the tunnels in St Peter's Valley, th bunker at Corbière, Springfield, a steam roller and the Albert Pier.
Date: 19 October 1979
Order from Thomas Saumarez, Major A Brigade, headquarters request for result of Inspection of Arms and numbers of men for issue of arms. Body of troops to be assembled on the next Monday to celebrate the Queen's Birthday. William Sheppard appointed ensign to the Battery Co annexe to the East/Town Regiment
Date: 16 January 1796
Order from Thomas Saumarez, Headquarters the Commander-in-Chief orders that firing must not occur without his permission, notice of time of next drill
Date: 21 June 1796
Description of Arms
Copy of the Articles of the Rendition of Elizabeth Castle in the Ile of Jersey; and the totall reducement of that Island to the obedience of the Parliament of England. Includes the summons, answers and replies between James Heane, Commander in Chief of the forces in Jersey, and Sir George Carteret, Governor, and an inventory of all the ordnance, arms, ammunition and stores of provision in Elizabeth Castle at the time of the surrender. Includes a copy of a portrait of Sir George Carteret.
Date: 29 December 1651
Act of the States of Jersey concerning the defence of Jersey in time of war and the provision of arms and ammunition for the defence of the Island
Date: 5 March 1677
Orders from Philippe Mattingley, Adjutant and Thomas Burges, Commander in Chief to Francis de Carteret, Major in the North Regiment of the Militia, includes orders concerning; flags of truce, guards in the Bulwarks, exercises, inspection of arms, and sky rockets to be lodged in four parts of the Island
Date: 19 November 1756 - 12 September 1757
Photographic slide of the ?de Carteret arms built recently into the wall outside the Hotel de Ville in Corseul near Dinan
Date: 8 May 1982
Digital copy of Final and Draft versions of a report on an accident to Witness 125. Signed by A Jordan, Grade 2 Staff, Aviemore. [Some details redacted]. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 125.
Date: 28 February 1981