Comments

Sound recording of Richard De Faye speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 24/02/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr De Faye speaks about marching aross the island after liberation with mined area and armaments, exporing the bunkers, his time at Victoria College during the Occupation with stand-in masters, the Junior Training Corps, playing sports like football, hockey, cricket, cross-country, badmington and tennis, watching football match between parishes and between the Germans, the community spirit, the shops, traveling to London, working at Westminster Bank in the machine room and the counter, women working at the bank, the banks on the island after the war, motor sports, motor bikes, being a member of the Jersey Motorcycle and Light Car Club, dances, the visit of Montgomery, the remembrance day services, the increase in tourism, the battle of flowers, and the new policies of the states.

Reference

C/D/P/P1/23

Date

February 24th 2005

Names

Jersey Heritage Trust
Nicolle, Stuart
de Faye, Richard
Victoria College
Junior Training Centre
Westminster Bank
Jersey Motorcycle and Light Car Club

Keywords

history | oral history | sound recordings | sound | Liberation | Occupation | mines | Bunkers | teachers | headmasters | Sports | Football | Hockey | Cricket | cross-country | badminton | Tennis | football matches | communities | London | Travel | Banks | Women | Motorbikes | dances | official visits | remembrance | Tourism | Battle of Flowers | Politics

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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