Correspondence relating to the French Government's desire to award Harold Le Druillenec the Medaille de la Reconnaissance

Reference: B/A/L31/8

Date: July 29th 1949 - August 9th 1949

Application for deferment of sentences on Dora Hacquoil and Harold Le Druillenec until end of term

Reference: B/A/W31/3/12

Date: June 24th 1944 - June 24th 1944

Refusal of the Platzkommandant to the temporary release of H O Le Druillenec, L M Gould, and B Petolet

Reference: B/A/W50/156

Date: June 26th 1944 - June 26th 1944

Tape recording of an interview by Paul Sanders with Raymonde Martel and Madeleine Breslin (identified by a New Zealand accent), who are twin sisters and their cousin Daphne Syvret. Subject of interview: Frank Le Villio (No 1). Frank Le Villio was sentenced by decree of the troop court on 19 June 1944 for 'serious military larceny'. He was deported to France where he was held at various prisons including Fresnes. He met Harold Le Druillence and both were at Bergen-Belsen in the final days of the war. Frank was repatriated to England, he was treated for TB in Nottingham where he had an aunt living nearby. He died on 26 September 1946 age 21. (Tape 45 minutes each side)

Reference: C/D/P/L/A/1

Date: June 25th 1997 - June 25th 1997

Receipts and purchasing certificates, numbers 1402 to 1474 [German receipt numbers 3430949 to 3430989] issued for Motor Cycles by the Department of Transport and Communications for the German Purchasing Committees [Includes the requisition receipt for Harold Le Druillenec’s motorcycle].

Reference: D/AU/V2/25

Date: November 30th 1940 - November 30th 1940

Letters from Refugee Trust for Jersey and the Ockenden Venture to H O Le Druillenec, Headmaster of St John's School thanking him for donations from the School

Reference: D/J/27/J/3

Date: April 8th 1960 - April 20th 1960

Brighton Road School Infants Log Book. This volume records the daily events at the school and has been indexed by name of the person mentioned. The index created by volunteers has been attached as a PDF so that you can see the page numbers the person is mentioned on. The volume has not been digitised to date so you will need to contact the Archive to obtain copies of the relevant pages.

Reference: D/J/N1/4

Date: 1950 - 1973

Leoville School, later St Ouen's Central School Log Book. This volume records the daily events at the school and has been indexed by name of the person mentioned. The index created by volunteers has been attached as a PDF so that you can see the page numbers the person is mentioned on. The volume has not been digitised to date so you will need to contact the Archive to obtain copies of the relevant pages.

Reference: D/J/N32/1

Date: September 6th 1915 - July 26th 1961

St Clement's Parochial School Log Book. This volume records the daily events at the school and has been indexed by name of the person mentioned. The index created by volunteers has been attached as a PDF so that you can see the page numbers the person is mentioned on. The volume has not been digitised to date so you will need to contact the Archive to obtain copies of the relevant pages.

Reference: D/J/N34/A/1

Date: November 30th 1916 - July 23rd 1953

Photocopy of Trinity School Log Books, files 4 to 7. These files record the daily events at the school and has been indexed by name of the person mentioned. The index created by volunteers has been attached as a PDF so that you can see the page numbers the person is mentioned on. The volume has not been digitised to date so you will need to contact the Archive to obtain copies of the relevant pages.

Reference: D/J/N35/A/3

Date: June 3rd 1932 - May 23rd 1955

St Helier New Street Boys School Log Book. This volume records daily events, attendance figures and reports. An index of names has been created and attached with page numbers relating to entries. The volume has not been digitised to date so you will need to contact the Archive to obtain copies of relevant entries.

Reference: D/J/N7/A/1

Date: July 17th 1936 - February 21st 1947

Registration Card of Harold Osmond Le Druillenec, of Westdean, Langley Avenue, St Saviour, born 05/08/1911, Mary Isabelle Le Druillenec, born 15/05/1938, registered as child on back of form

Reference: D/S/A/11/A927

Date: January 6th 1941 - January 6th 1941

Blue Registration Form of Harold Osmond Le Druillenec, of Westdean, Langley Avenue, St Saviour, born 05/08/1911, Mary Isabelle Le Druillenec, born 15/05/1938, registered as child on back of form

Reference: D/S/A/11/B927

Date: January 6th 1941 - January 6th 1941

Sentences and Prosecutions by the Field Command and Troop Courts 1944, cases 1-132, includes index

Reference: D/Z/H6/7

Date: December 23rd 1943 - December 13th 1944

Sentences and Prosecutions by the Field Command and Troop Courts 1943-44, case of Harold Le Druillenec, born 05/08/1911, sentenced for prohibited reception of wireless stations in company with other persons.

Reference: D/Z/H6/7/103

Date: 1944

Marriage register of the St Helier Town Church - entry for Harold Osmond Le Druillenec, 26 and Phyllis May Le Rossignol, 27

Reference: G/C/03/A3/26/375

Date: August 7th 1937

Photographs of Mr Harold Le Druillenec, headmaster of St John's School, upon receiving a Soviet award at a ceremony in Moscow in recognition of the help he gave to Russian prisoners in Jersey during the Occupation.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/POR/63/8

Date: May 19th 1965 - May 27th 1965

Subject: Portraits

File number: 63

Page number: 8

Three interviews 1) Recording of Harold Le Druillenec, the only British person to survive in Belsen, introducing the King's christmas broadcast after liberation had taken pace. Introduced by the man who chose him to make the speech, it includes references to his time in Belsen, his sister [Louisa Gould] and the thanks that the Channel Islands felt towards the Free World for restoring freedom. Interrupted before the finish. 2) Michael Ginns with Beth Lloyd-talking about his article about the Granville Raid by the Germans. Includes reasons why he wrote the article, the research he undertook, he talks about the raids themselves and the new things that appear in his article. 3) Interviews by Diane Smith of Eileen Le Sueur and John Bouchere, who lived in Jersey during the Occupation, intermingled with musical intervals of music from the 1940s. Subjects discussed include their reaction to Occupation beginning, what made people stay, their employment, how the Island changed physically over the years, lack of supplies, exchange and mart and bartering, fortifications being built, maintenance of the government, changes in home life, social life, listening to the radio, rationing, the relationship between German soldiers and children of Jersey, restrictions on the Jersey population including curfew and radios, the strictness of the Germans, the interrogation of John Bouchere, propaganda in the Island in newspapers and the cinema, country and town life, food, entertainments, concerts held in celebration of the arrival of Red Cross parcels, the arrest of Eileen Le Sueur for having propaganda leaflets, West's Cinema, a list of entertainers, danger on the island including air raids, minefields and being caught out after curfew, resistance in the island, what was missed most, radios, memories, positive aspects of the Occupation and Liberation Day.

Reference: L/D/25/L/29

1) Talk by Stanhope Landick, school teacher from 1935, on education to the Channel Islands Occupation Society. Introduction by the Channel Islands Occupation Society President. Talks about his time at St Ouen's Central School under Mr A A H Downerat the start of the occupation, moving to the Intermediate School in Brighton Road in September 1941, his memories of St Ouen including the lack of nourishment for the pupils, Mr Downer's decision to start teaching german, experience of the Germans, a father of a pupil being shot dead for being out after curfew and the execution fo Francois Scornet, question of teaching german, the problem of heating, health of pupils, sport, talks of pupils that he remembers that are prominent in island life, an article that he had written, the demilitarisation of the Channel Islands and the evacuation, the actions of the Bailiff, Alexander Coutanche, men of military agebeing examined, books about education during the occupation, the story of Louisa Gould and Harold Le Druillenec, the States being formed into the Superior Council, the Education Committee, the air raid and arrival of the Germans, memories of other people, soup taken around schools, selling of salt water, milk for children, fundraisers for the Children's Benefit Fund, the visit of Graf von Schmettow in 1965 and a visit to the graves at Howard Davis Park, how they felt about von Schmettow, a meeting with Alexander Coutanche in 1970, making german compulsory, Victoria College, members of the Education Committee, visits by german officers, prize giving, raising of the school leaving age to 15, number of people who were in education during the occupation , the ease of getting out of the island after the occupation but difficulty in getting back in and the confiscation of radios. Questions about the hostages that were taken by the Germans, those who taught german, school children's diet, a particular teacher, Victoria College, a poem he wrote about the SS Vega and the Red Cross. Dixie Landick then talks about his life, his job of translating for the Germans, being involved as a translator for Graf von Schmettow he came to Jersey in 1965 and was interviewed by Channel Television, explaining how the interview took place. He plays the interview in which Graf von Schmettow answers questions concerning why he became a soldier, his thoughts on the Nazi party, how he came to be in the Channel Islands, his expectations of the local population, slave workers working for Organisation Todt on the fortifications, deportations, the refusal of a surrender proposal, consequences of German victory and what made him decide to come back to the Channel Islands. 2) Noises from the working of a mill (?)-with photographs being taken.

Reference: L/D/25/L/34

Norman Le Brocq, founder member of the Jersey Communist Party and former Deputy of the States of Jersey, talks to the Channel Islands Occupation Society about his occupation experiences. Introduction by the CIOS President. Talks about his personal situation at the start of the occupation, his decision not to be evacuated, his political ideas, becoming a methodist lay preacher, meeting Leslie Huelin, a member of the Australian Communist Party, in 1941, forming a discussion group that later became the Jersey Democratic Movement to talk about ideas for Jersey after the war, the formation and growth of the Jersey Communist Party, the recruitment of Warren Hobbs, names of young people that they had recruited, making sketches of German military installations, organising aid for escaped Ukrainian forced labourers, Mikhail Krohin, an escapee taught english by Mrs Metcalfe who acted as a distribution messenger, the acquirement of a printing duplicator to create illegal leaflets for the Jersey Democratic Movement, copying BBC news bulletins for camps, help they received, methods of obtaining supplies and identity cards, Dr McKinstry who helped them, the setting up of an OT Hospital being at Girl's College, contact between Ernest Perrée, a porter at the hospital and the Spanish workers who were mostly communists, the meeting between three spanish workers and three from the Jersey Communist Party, the passing of leaflets in the camps by the Spanish, the duplicator being hidden in a cottage in Sand Street, his wrongful sacking from the Jersey Gas Company for leaking information, working for the libraries and the George Hutt's bookshop and lending library in Broad Street, Feodor Burrij and Louisa Gould, a meeting with Paul Mullbach, a german soldier part of a group [part of or inspired by the Free Germany Movement] attempting to start a mutiny in the garrison, agreement to produce leaflets for him, being nominated as liaison with Mulbach and meeting in Burger's Bookshop in the Parade to hand over the leaflet to print, being helped by Rosalie Le Riche, Mr Le Brocq's soon to be wife, Mulbach's desertion and the cottage bought for him to live in, Mulbach's attempt to blow up the camp and plans for the mutiny being curtailed as the result of liberation. Questions asked about what happened to Paul Mulbach, the people involved in resistance movements that existed and Mr Holmes, a shopkeeper who was alleged to be a spy for both the Nazis and the Allies, Polish soldiers in the German army, the camp at the bottom of Jubilee Hill, known as Lager Immelman, the return of the forced worker, Mariam Polski (?) to the island after the occupation, Russian bishops, visit to Ukraine, the experiences of the German prisoners of war and forced labourers after the occupation, whether he's thinking of writing his memoirs, whether he was ever picked up by the Germans, he talks about a member of the feldgendarmerie, Billy Mace, who warned Louisa Gould a search was coming but she was unable to get everything out, the experience of Harold Le Druillenec and the efficiency of the Nazis. [Same recording as items R/03/C/7 and R/03/C/8]

Reference: L/D/25/L/36

Date: April 13th 1988 - April 13th 1988

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