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Date: 2 February 1943 - 6 February 1943
Requisition of land at the Dicq, required for the construction of a railway line from St Helier to Gorey
Date: 19 March 1943 - 3 April 1943
Date: 16 April 1943 - 19 April 1943
Requisition and evacuation of the Paraffin Store in Flat House, Cannon Street for the Island Arms Factory
Date: 28 March 1944
Requisition of Mal Assis Mill, St Saviour, belonging to Mrs Britton, La Haule, Grouville, and Grand Val Mill, St Saviour
Date: 5 February 1945
Correspondence re. the fifth distribution of Red Cross Parcels, includes: Newcuttings. Protection of stocks of Red Cross flour. Damage to parcels arriving on the SS Vega on the 09/03/1945. Statistics relating to the distribution of supplies from the third voyage of the SS Vega. Removal of invalids by the International Red Cross Request for information on Canon Cohu and John Nicolle. List of supplies from the SS Vega on 11/04/1945 (4th visit) Statistics relating to the supplies brought by the third visit of the SS Vega. List of medical supplies received from the International Red Cross
Date: 20 March 1945 - 9 April 1945
Sound recording of Phyllis Bransbury, née Binding, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 06/10/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Bransbury speaks about moving to Jersey from Bristol after meeting her husband, living on Plat Douet Road, deciding not to evacuate before the start of the Occupation, her husband's work, growing their own vegetables, improvising when they did not have much, the shortage in food and clothes, the arrival of the Red Cross parcels, listening to the news on a crystal radio set, taking the radio out, the excitement on Liberation Day, the British troops, going to Bristol after the war, the Battle of Flowers and the International Road Race, the increase in tourism and going to the cinema.
Date: 6 October 2004
Sound recording of Leo Harris speaking about the Occupation and the years after. Hee was interviewed on 08/01/2005 by Marleen Hacquoil for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Harris speaks about coming from Edimburgh to Jersey in 1939 with his family, staying at the Marina Hotel, missing the evacuation boats to leave after the Germans landing, watching the German soldiers parade, going to De La Salle College, stealing bicycles from the German, his father buying and hidding cars, the germans requisitioning buildings, moving hidden cars, listening to the radio, the German Field Police, stealing guns, house raids, escaping deportations, his father releasing North African prisoners, his brother's release from prison, the british soldiers, pubs, collaborators, leaving the island after the occupation and going back to Edinburgh before returning to Jersey in 1946, the priority of goods exportation to Jersey and Guersney, the feeling that the states should have help less, the removal of the railway lines and the german leaving on landing crafts.
Date: 8 January 2005
Occupation and Liberation. A Financial Perspective. [Not dated, possibly dates from the mid 1990s, a journal article or section from a report]
Date: 30 April 1990
Date: 20 December 1989
Letter from Eric [George Eric de Carteret] and Madge [Mary Louise de Carteret, née Franklin], V F [Vale Farm, St Peter] to Kath [Kathleen Le Sueur, née de Carteret] and Ken [Kenneth Henry Le Sueur]. Describes life in Jersey on the eve of the Occupation, referring to: the order to demilitarise, the declaration of Jersey as an open town, their decision to remain in the island rather than evacuate, the abandonment of businesses, houses and cars, the destruction of dogs and cats, and provides news about friends and family in Jersey. Includes original envelope addressed to Mrs K Le Sueur, Box 32, Bridgetown, Barbados.
Date: 22 June 1940 - 23 June 1940
Extract from Regimental History: The Royal Hampshire Regiment, Volume Three, 1918-1954 by David Scott Daniell. Relates to the history of the Royal Militia Island of Jersey during the Second World War, including the formation and disbandment of the 11th (Royal Militia Island of Jersey) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment.
History of the Royal Militia Island of Jersey. Includes: a history of the period 1 September 1939 to 19 June 1940, covering mobilisation, conscription, strength of the unit with tables showing strength increases and decreases over time, the period 10 May to 13 June 1940, and events leading to the evacuation of Jersey; and the first two months in England, referring to the departure of Major L T Anthoine, the formation of the 11th (Royal Militia Island of Jersey) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment, the move to Rafters Holiday Camp, Wootton, and the issue of pay.
File relating to the withdrawal of all troops from the Channel Islands by 30 June 1946. Includes papers concerning the withdrawal of troops, the evacuation of the British garrison and prisoners of war, run-down arrangements, disposal of surpluses, derequisitioning of properties, detachments remaining in Jersey after 30 June 1946, and the retention of British troops and German prisoners of war after 30 June 1946. [Items contained therein catalogued individually as L/C/146/B2/10/1-15].
Date: 7 January 1946 - 16 June 1946
Notes for an inter-island conference to be held on 26 February 1946 on the subject of the evacuation of the British garrison and prisoners of war. Includes attached appendix showing anticipated strengths of the garrison in mid-May 1946, suggested last flight of personnel to be evacuated after 16 June 1946, and possible breakdowns of the garrison based on four to seven sailings per week. Includes notes in manuscript.
Date: 26 February 1946
Minutes of inter-island conference held at HQ [Headquarters], Guernsey Garrison to discuss run-down arrangments signed by the DAA and QMG [Deputy Assistant Adjutant and Quarter Master General], Garrison Headquarters, Guernsey. Lists those present, sets out the object of the conference, and provides details regarding the order of battle, phasing out, preliminary action now indicated, evacuation of vehicles, prisoner of war platoons, and leave. Includes appendices.
Date: 28 February 1946
Movement Order: Channel Islands Garrison to UK. Signed by Major P Mather, DAQMG(M) [Deputy Assistant Quarter Master General (Movements)], HQ Movement Control, Crown Hotel, Guernsey. Copy No. 5. Relates to the movement of personnel from the Channel Islands to Southampton between 19 May and 30 June 1946. Includes appendices showing schedules for personnel moving during five periods.
Date: 14 May 1946 - 13 June 1946
Correspondence relating to a meeting to be held on 17 May 1946 to discuss the disposal of surpluses in the Channel Islands. Includes the agenda for the meeting, a memorandum for the General Officers Commanding the Troops in Jersey and Guernsey from the Deputy Quartermaster General (Army Equipment), War Office, and teleprints between the Officer Commanding the Troops in Guernsey and the War Office. Includes notes in manuscript.
Date: 2 April 1946 - 17 May 1946