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Photocopy of an unpublished memoir by E Pleasant (circa 400pp ts) of his activities during the Second World War, covering his work as a conscientous objector on Jersey at the beginning of the war, the German occupation in the summer of 1940 and his subsequent career as a petty thief with a group of other 'mainlanders', abortive attempts to escape from the Island leading to a sentence of hard labour in occupied France, imprisonment at Dijon from where he escapes and is rearrested, internment in Germany, initially in IIag VIIIZ (Kreuzburg, Upper Silesia) and then in Marlag-Milag Nord (Westertimke) where he joins the British Free Corps in May 1944. The memoir goes on to detail his desertion of the Corps, his bigamous marriage to a German girl, then his help of refugees escaping from the Russian zone of Berlin to the American zone, followed by arrest and imprisonment by the Russians in coalmine labour camps, before being released in the 1950's.
Date: 1940 - 1950
File containing a booklet entitled An Historical Sketch of the Jersey Baptist Church covering the period 1817-1984. File also contains orginal posters and booklets relating to church events and a photocopy of the cover and front page of a St Heliers Baptist Church minute book dated 1864 recording the decision to form a Baptist Church in Jersey.
Date: 1817 - 1984
Date: 1805 - 1848
Papers relating to Elizabeth Fry and her visits to the Island, 1833-1836, includes; an article called 'Elizabeth Fry and the Jersey Prison' by Clifford du Feu, extract from an article relating to her visit and extract from the Memoir of the life of Elizabeth Fry.
Date: 1835 - 1970
Date: 1986 - 1986
Date: 1986 - 1986
Roy Skingle's Memories of the German Occupation of Jersey 1940 - 1945. (signed by Roy Skingle in May 1995)
Date: 1940 - 1945