Comments

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

April 11th 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

Dimensions

1 digital sound recording

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

Digital Sound Recording. Ask at Helpdesk for Access.

Closed until

2100

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