Files relating to the Second World War and the Occupation of the Channel Islands

Reference: 249M87/11-14

Date: 1941 - 1957

Photocopy of 6 ms Letters written by A Harvey to his son from Jersey, May 1940 to June 1940, giving a brief but vivid account of the evacuation of some of the civilians from the Island and the preparations being made by those remaining to deal with the expected German Invasion; together with a photocopy of a wedding anniversary card made in the internment camp at Biberach, Germany, 1943 and a small collection of photographs and pages from an autograph album relating to his First World War service in the 15th Battalion, The Northumberland Fusiliers.

Reference: 80/8/1

Date: 1940 - 1943

A collection of low level documents relating to P G Warder's service with the Control Commission for Germany (British Element) and the British Army of the Rhine, 1945 - 1960, including his CCG driving license and permit, includes two photographs showing him as a GPO lineman on Jersey during the Second World War, two copies (9pp) of a magazine article on the history of the GPO communications system on the Channel Islands during the Second World War, in which he is mentioned, and a photocopy of the curfew pass issued to him on Jersey by the German authorities, 1944.

Reference: 91/32/1

Date: 1944 - 1946

Diary of Pilot Officer D H Wissler relating his experiences as a Fighter Pilot with the RAF, including his service with the No 17 Squadron in Le Mans, and Dinard, France, Jersey and Guernsey from May to June 1940.

Reference: 91/41/1

Date: 1940 - 1940

Interesting memoir written by Lieutenant G P Allen in 1944 (55pp) describing his childhood and education in Jersey (1922 - 1940), also includes his service history on ships like HMS King George V, HMS Prince of Wales, HMS Repulse, HMS Exeter, HMS Express etc.

Reference: 96/6/1

Date: 1940 - 1945

Photocopy of undated memoir of Lieutenant Colonel T A Rotherham, includes his time as a company commander in the 11th Battalion Hampshire Regiment (formerly the Royal Militia Island of Jersey).

Reference: 99/48/1

Date: 1927 - 1945

Correspondence and articles relating to explosive materials and bombs, including the disposal of World War II explosives

Reference: A/D1/B10

Date: May 3rd 1871 - March 1st 1979

Papers relating to the Law concerning foodstuffs and other products of primary necessity

Reference: A/D1/L1/65

Date: April 15th 1939 - June 3rd 1939

Papers relating to the Law on procedure

Reference: A/D1/L1/66

Date: October 27th 1939 - January 3rd 1940

Papers relating to victory celebrations in London after World Wars I and II

Reference: A/D1/V8

Date: 1919 - 1947

Correspondence relating to Second World War dead including the names of Russian dead, plan of strangers cemetery, German war graves, naval ratings in Howard Davis Park Cemetery, deportees graves, and Guernsey war dead

Reference: A/D1/W1/2

Date: June 13th 1944 - December 11th 1961

Air Raid Precautions correspondence and papers, including circulars from the Home Office

Reference: A/F/1

Date: July 9th 1935 - December 28th 1939

Indexed copies of Orders made under the Defence (Jersey) Regulations

Reference: A/F/10

Date: 1939 - 1940

Copies of Acts of the Royal Court in response to German Orders and war arrangements [Indexed]

Reference: A/F/2

Date: July 1st 1940 - November 11th 1947

Papers including; map of German defences, correspondence with Guernsey relating to call up notices, correspondence relating to claims for war damage and requisitioned property - Channel Islands Rehabilitation Scheme, looting of gold, correspondence concerning the German use of slaves, and the disposal of German buildings including the Underground Hospital

Reference: A/F/3

Date: July 14th 1945 - December 2nd 1977

Account of the demilitarisation of the Channel Islands and the bombing of St Helier

Reference: A/F/4

Date: June 21st 1940 - June 28th 1940

Papers including; looted property, purchase of motor vehicles by the German Authorities, Dr Cruikshank's history of the occupation, poem Jewels of the Sea by Henry Kempster concerning the occupation, proceedings of the rehabilitation and disposals board, applications for release from internment, papers relating to war criminals including the testimony of witnesses, Jersey Loyalists' delegation about collaborators, declaration of the end of the war, and correspondence concerning the German records of the Occupation

Reference: A/F/5

Date: 1940 - 1978

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