File titled Top Secret - Operation "Nestegg". Includes 620 Regt RA [620 Regiment Royal Artillery] OO [Operation Order] No.1, Copy No. 32 with appendices. Sets out details regarding Operation Nestegg to be carried out by Force 135 to secure and hold the Island of Jersey.

Reference: L/C/146/B1/1

Date: May 4th 1945 - May 4th 1945

620 Regt RA [620 Regiment Royal Artillery] OO [Operation Order] No.1, Copy No. 38 with appendices. Sets out details regarding Operation Nestegg to be carried out by Force 135 to secure and hold the Island of Jersey.

Reference: L/C/146/B1/2

Date: May 4th 1945 - May 4th 1945

Movement Instruction No. 9 - P W [Prisoner of War] evacuation programme, Copy No. 32, signed by Major R Hoyle, DAQMG(M) [Deputy Assistant Quartermaster-General (Movements)], Force 135. Relates to the first lift evacuation of prisoners of war on C plus 2 and C plus 3 days [14-15 May 1945] from Guernsey and Jersey.

Reference: L/C/146/B1/3

Date: May 7th 1945 - May 7th 1945

File relating to the Force 135 officers' mess in Jersey after the Liberation, including minutes of mess meetings and memoranda. [Items contained therein catalogued individually as L/C/146/B2/1/1-3].

Reference: L/C/146/B2/1

Date: May 27th 1945 - December 19th 1945

Minutes of a mess meeting held at Government House, Jersey on Sunday, 27 May 1945. Signed by Captain H G Le Brocq, PMC [President of the Messing Committee].

Reference: L/C/146/B2/1/1

Date: May 27th 1945 - May 27th 1945

Memorandum from Captain H G Le Brocq, Garrison Adjutant, Garrison Headquaters to 620 Regt RA [620 Regiment Royal Artillery] titled Change of Location. Relates to the closure of the Officers' Mess at Government House and reopening at Les Pommiers, Millbrook on 9 July 1945.

Reference: L/C/146/B2/1/2

Date: July 9th 1945 - July 9th 1945

Minutes of a mess meeting held at Les Pommiers, Millbrook on 19 December 1945. Signed by Captain, PMC [President of the Messing Committee].

Reference: L/C/146/B2/1/3

Date: December 19th 1945 - December 19th 1945

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].

Reference: L/C/146/B2/10

Date: January 7th 1946 - June 16th 1946

Order titled Run Down Mil Force Jersey: Instruction No. 1 to all heads of departments and officers commanding units and depots in Jersey. Signed by Major A E Bolingbroke, DAA and QMG [Deputy Assistant Adjutant and Quarter Master General], Garrison Headquarters. Instructs action be taken to reduce to a minimum vehicles and equipment. Includes attached memorandum from Captain H G Le Brocq, Staff Captain "Q" to all units outlining amendments to the instruction.

Reference: L/C/146/B2/10/1

Date: January 7th 1946 - January 7th 1946

Letter titled Withdrawal of Mil Forces for Channel Islands. Signed by Major A E Bolingbroke, DAA and QMG [Deputy Assistant Adjutant and Quarter Master General], Garrison Headquarters, La Collette. Relates to the withdrawal of military forces from the Channel Islands, referring to a conference on the matter. Includes attached questionnaire regarding run-down arrangments.

Reference: L/C/146/B2/10/2

Date: January 8th 1946 - January 8th 1946

Notes relating to a party at Government House on 29 May 1945, including lists of stores of food, furniture and waiters. Includes a note signed by the Staff Captain "Q" authorising the loan of stores to Government House if available.

Reference: L/C/146/B2/2/1

Date: May 28th 1945 - May 28th 1945

List of hosts for a party at Government House on 29 May 1945. Lists Force 135 personnel by regiment or unit.

Reference: L/C/146/B2/2/2

Date: May 29th 1945 - May 29th 1945

Warning Order - Visit of Their Majesties The King and Queen signed by Lieutenant Colonel W P A Robinson, Island Commander, Force 135. Provides a rough timetable for the Royal Visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Jersey on 6 June 1945.

Reference: L/C/146/B2/3/1

Date: May 27th 1945 - May 27th 1945

Order titled Visit of Their Majesties The King and Queen signed by Major J E Margesson, General Staff, Headquarters Jersey Force. Sets out responsibilities for opening and shutting the doors of the Royal aircraft and cars during the Royal Visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Jersey on 6 June 1945. Encloses correspondence between Major Margesson and Captain H G Le Brocq.

Reference: L/C/146/B2/3/10

Date: June 5th 1945 - June 5th 1945

Visit of Their Majesties The King and Queen, Instruction No. 5 signed by Major J E Margesson, General Staff, Island Headquarters Force 135. Sets out instructions regarding the Royal Visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Jersey on 6 June 1945 in respect of the Royal Standard, speed, order of march, provision of transport, orders for movement of transport, route, rations, and picquets on the royal route. Includes appendices.

Reference: L/C/146/B2/3/7

Date: June 3rd 1945 - June 3rd 1945

Letter titled Service of Thanksgiving and Commemoration, 16 Aug 45 by Lieutenant Colonel W P A Robinson, Officer Commanding Troops Jersey, Garrison Headquarters. Provides details of a combined civil and military service at the Weighbridge ahead of the departure of forces from Jersey, including a timetable of events and details about ranks, procedure and words of command.

Reference: L/C/146/B2/4

Date: August 15th 1945 - August 15th 1945

Programme for the arrival of the Lieutenant Governor on 25 August 1945. Includes events listed by serial, with times of arrival and departure for each event, details about routes, and names of individuals the Lieutenant Governor will meet.

Reference: L/C/146/B2/5/1

Date: August 20th 1945 - August 20th 1945

Message Form from Grn Adjt [Garrison Adjutant] to 620 Regt RA [620 Regiment Royal Artillery] and 820 PW Camp regarding amendments to a letter dated 20 August 1945 [L/C/146/B2/5/2] in respect of transport for the arrival of the Lieutenant Governor on 25 August 1945. Signed by Captain H G Le Brocq.

Reference: L/C/146/B2/5/3

Date: August 20th 1945 - August 20th 1945

File relating to a farewell address by the Force Command to personnel of all units except 620 Regiment Royal Artillery in the Forum Cinema on 23 August 1945 ahead of the departure of these forces. Includes a letter from Captain H G Le Brocq, Garrison Adjutant, and messages from Staff Sergeant Hall to various units. [Items contained therein catalogued individually as L/C/146/B2/6/1-4].

Reference: L/C/146/B2/6

Date: August 22nd 1945 - August 23rd 1945

Letter titled Force Comds Farewell Address by Captain H G Le Brocq, Garrison Adjutant, Garrison Headquarters, Victoria College House. Relates to a farewell address by the Force Command to personnel of all units except 620 Regiment Royal Artillery in the Forum Cinema on 23 August 1945 ahead of the departure of these forces from Jersey.

Reference: L/C/146/B2/6/1

Date: August 22nd 1945 - August 22nd 1945

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