Comments

Post-Liberation

Context:

L/C/146/B2This item»
Reference

L/C/146/B2

Date

May 29th 1945 - May 9th 1946

Scope and Content

Papers relating to Force 135 following the Liberation of the Channel Islands. Including files relating to: the officers' mess including minutes of meetings; a party at Government House on 29 May 1945; the Royal Visit by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth on 6-7 June 1945; the departure of forces from Jersey and the arrival of the Lieutenant Governor in August 1945; a tour of fortifications in Jersey by railway officials in October 1945; minutes of a meeting regarding welfare for service personnel in Jersey; the withdrawal of all troops from the Channel Islands by 30 June 1946; the allocation and coordination of prisoner of war labour; Liberation anniversary celebrations in 1946; catalogues of German captured ground material to be sold by public auctions on 28 May and 29-31 July 1946; telephone directories and contact details; papers relating to pay of officers and other ranks; and miscellaneous items including a blank postcard from Brigadier W P A Robinson, a sketch of the Jersey flag, notes by Captain Hugh Le Brocq.

Names

Le Brocq, Hugh, Major
11th (Royal Militia Island of Jersey) Battalion Hampshire Regiment
Force 135
Operation Nestegg
Royal Militia Island of Jersey

Keywords

captains | garrisons | Liberation | majors | minutes | Occupation | Orders | Prisoners of war | Royal Visits | Second World War

Level of description

series

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