Information regarding Clarence Claude Painter born in Abingdon, Berkshire, and Peter Edward Painter born in St Helier, both deported on 21/12/1943. Request for chemicals by the States Anaylsts Laboratory. Recommendation that Doctor John R Hanna, be appointed as representative of the British Red Cross in Jersey

Reference: B/A/W49/14/10

Date: January 3rd 1945 - January 4th 1945

Tape recording of the second part of the interview by Paul Sanders with Bob Le Sueur regarding Louisa Gould, 30/06/1997. Interview with John Painter regarding Clarence Claude Painter on 30/06/1997 and first part of interview with Betty Bois, 08/07/1997 (Tape 30 minutes each side)

Reference: C/D/P/L/A/3

Date: June 30th 1997 - June 30th 1997

Date: July 8th 1997 - July 8th 1997

Tape recording of the second part of the interview by Paul Sanders with Bob Le Sueur regarding Louisa Gould, 30/06/1997. Interview with John Painter regarding Clarence Claude Painter on 30/06/1997 and first part of the interview with Betty Bois, 08/07/1997

Reference: C/D/P/L/C/3

Date: June 30th 1997 - June 30th 1997

Date: July 8th 1997 - July 8th 1997

Registration card of Clarence Claude Painter of Hinemoa, New Zealand Avenue, St Saviour, born 02/11/1893. Dorothy Anne Painter shown as a child on the back of the card.

Reference: D/S/A/11/A2464

Date: January 22nd 1941 - January 22nd 1841

Blue registration form of Clarence Claude Painter of Hinemoa, New Zealand Avenue, St Saviour, born 02/11/1893. Dorothy Anne Painter shown as a child on the back of the form.

Reference: D/S/A/11/B2464

Date: January 22nd 1941 - January 22nd 1841

Will and Testament of Dorothy Mary Smith, widow of Clarence Claude Painter, of Maison St Brelade, St Aubin, St Brelade. Dated 28/01/1946. Codicil Added 23/01/1953. Second Codicil Added 26/03/1969. [Includes one closed document]

Reference: D/Y/B1/333/2

Date: October 21st 1980 - October 21st 1980

Correspondence relating to Red Cross activities, includes; request for news of Clarence Claude Painter and Peter Edward Painter, red cross messages, correspondence relating to the Irish community, evacuation of invalids, visits of the SS Vega, contents of food parcels, fuel control, and lists of medical and essential services supplies urgently needed

Reference: D/Z/K16/1

Date: May 23rd 1941 - April 18th 1945

Talk by Mr T Riley to the Channel Islands Occupation Society. (Very faint at some points) Talks about his experiences during the occupation and the different jobs he undertook including working at George D Laurens shop in Queen Street, being called up by Theodor Elsch to help build sea walls at La Braye slip wall but refusing to work, being put into prison in Gloucester Street for not complying, given a month in prison, when he got out was put to work on the sea walls but started registering in the morning and then going home, put to work on the German Hospital in St Peter's Valley but stopped going after a rock fall, got sent down the Victoria Pier cleaning the walls of tanks but didn't want to work there either, put to work in a german store but was eventually arrested, interrogated by the police at Silvertide, Havre des Pas and was offered the choice of doing 5 months prison in France or 5 weeks solitary confinement in Jersey, decided on staying in Jersey, was classed as an 'undesirable', talks about the reduced rations they received in prison, a plan whereby he got increased rations, a job at the Homestead in Vallée des Vaux when he was released, got extra beer by delivering beer from Ann Street Brewery, getting a letter saying he was to be deported but avoiding it as his name was late in the alphabet, becoming friendly with a german he was living next to and being allowed off the next deportations, working for the States down St Helier Harbour unloading supplies, the stealing that used to take place of German goods, being arrested by the Germans for stealing and being sentenced by the local police court as it was States goods to four weeks hard labour, breaking stones in the prison, getting shingles in prison and was given light duties, got married and was living in town, got a job looking after and grave digging at the Stranger's Cemetery, got fired for only going to work every other day and pulling down a hut to burn for fuel, sent to Midvale Road to work in OT offices as a cleaner, taking fuel from the offices, picking berries from a mountain ash for his boss who lived in Clarendon Road to distill into alcohol, opening a room at the office which had a great deal of food inside and taking supplies, moved to St Brelade and worked at knocking down trees for people's fuel, used to fill bins with sea water and extracted the salt, taking weapons and binoculars from a store and looking in the bunker at La Pulente and finding a motorbike. Comments made by the audience about their dealings with the germans at the Harbour and taking food, the need for policemen as so much was being taken. Riley tells how he was caught out after curfew 52 times, he had to go to Bagatelle House to explain himself, dealing on the blackmarket for an old lady who lived in Colomberie, the ships that transported essential commodoties the SS Normand and SS Spinel their captains, the arrival of the Russian POWs, taking butter from the germans, the arrival of the SS Vega and the red cross parcels, the fact that things for babies were never touched and how they always tried to steal from the Germans. Questions asked and comments made concerning his arrests and whether it was recorded in the press, the Painters, listening to radios and an American airman who crashed and was saved by John de la Haye.

Reference: L/D/25/L/54

Date: April 8th 1981 - April 8th 1981

[Copies from the National Archive - not to be reproduced] Various documents from the National Archive file KV 4/87, produced by the British Security Service MI 5. The file contains correspondence and reports related to the investigations by Section I(b) of the Security Service, attached to the liberating Force 135, on the subject of the conduct of the islanders, island authorities and Germans during the German Occupation. Colonel J R Stopford headed the MI 5 investigation which took place immediately after the Liberation. Captain Dening, his subordinate, conducted the investgations. The file also includes the following reports produced by MI 5 or other British government agencies: 27th December 1943 'Raid on Jersey: Report on Intelligence gained’ 21st January 1944 ‘Raid on Sark: Report on Intelligence gained’ September 1944 ‘Channel Islands: Report on German Morale and factors likely to hasten or postpone capitulation’ 4th December 1944 'Postal and Telegraphic Censorship: Report on the Channel Islands No. 3 (Jersey)’ 17t August 1945 Report by Captain Dening of MI 5, ‘The Channel Islands Under German Occupation’. This report is very critical of the Bailiffs of Guernsey and Jersey, and of the Dame of Sark. It also states that about 180 cases of collaboration had been identified, broadly falling into the areas of: Profiteers; Informers; Women consorting with Germans; people of high social standing who were over-friendly with the Germans. However, only 11 cases were thought to be worth prosecuting. 8th August 1945 Report by Colonel Stopford, ‘The I(b) Reports on the Channel Islands’. This report covers civilian morale, relations with the Germans, German propaganda, collaboration, resistance, local administration, Organisation Todt and Russian slave workers, concentration camps, and the German police. 30th June 1945 Report by J.R Stopford, ‘The Administration of the Channel Islands under the German Occupation’. This report lists criticisms, and occasionally praise, of some members of the island administration, including Alexander Coutanche, Duret Aubin, and Dr. Noel McKinstry. There are similar reports on the islands of Guernsey and Sark. Two undated reports (1945) by MI 5 on Alderney, including details of the Organisation Todt, the camps Helgoland, Nordeney, Borkum and Syllt. Also details of the British civilians on the island, and of some of the Russian, Polish, French, Spanish and North African workers. There are also details of allegations against named collaborators: Reverend F.G. Waterbury, Rector of Castel, Guernsey, a Nazi sympathiser; Margaret Young Mallet, Emilia Pallot and Theresia Mathurin, of Guernsey, who volunteered to work in Germany; John Frederick Dyball, of Greve D’Azette, Jersey, who informed on islanders with wireless sets leading to jail sentences, and whose sister was a mistress of Wolfle of the German Secret Field Police (GFP); J. E. Cort of Guernsey, a Nazi sympathiser; Norah M Pickthall, of Sark, a Nazi sympathiser; John Hughes, of Summerland, Jersey, suspected of informing on Clarence Claude Painter and Peter Edward Painter,who were deported and died in camps; Mr Cheeseborough, of Guernsey, who worked for the OT; Maud and Lily Vibert, who are believed to have informed to the German Secret Field police on Louisa Gould, Harold Le Druillenec and Ivy Forster – in this report Lohse of the German Secret Field Police identified a note written by one of the sisters as being in the same handwriting as the note which was sent to the GFP informing on Louisa Gould. [National Archive - reference KV 4/78]

Reference: L/F/437/A7/1

Date: December 8th 1943 - October 1st 1945

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