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Sound recording of Basil Chall speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 11/04/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Chall speaks about working at Jersey College for Girls during the occupation which was the German Naval Hospital, going to the pier on Liberation day, looking after the garden at the JCG, gardening, the return of the post and of the evacuees, entertainment after the occupation, the cinemas, his involvement in the battles of flower, car racing, horse racing, changes in politics in the states, the building boom, General Montgomery's visit, working at the FB fields during the draught, the death of the king and decorating the town for the coronation.

Reference C/D/P/P1/16
Date 11 April 2004
Names Jersey Heritage Trust
Nicolle, Stuart
Chall, Basil Thomas
Jersey College for Girls
German Naval Hospital
FB Fields
Keywords history | oral history | sound recordings | sound | Liberation | Occupation | Gardening | soldiers | post | evacuees | entertainments | Battle of Flowers | Car races | Horse Racing | Politics | Building | official visits | royal deaths | Coronation | Decorations | cinemas
Category C/D-Other Committees, Tribunals etc. appointed by the States
Dimensions 1 digital sound recording
Language English
Level of description File
Access restrictions Digital Sound Recording. Ask at Helpdesk for Access.
Closed until 2100

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Sound recording of Basil Chall speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 11/04/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Chall speaks about working at Jersey College for Girls during the occupation which was the German Naval Hospital, going to the pier on Liberation day, looking after the garden at the JCG, gardening, the return of the post and of the evacuees, entertainment after the occupation, the cinemas, his involvement in the battles of flower, car racing, horse racing, changes in politics in the states, the building boom, General Montgomery's visit, working at the FB fields during the draught, the death of the king and decorating the town for the coronation.

C/D/P/P1/16

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