The CWGC have placed new headstones
for two recently commemorated men with Guernsey connections
in April: AB John Helman at St Andrew's Churchyard and
Corporal Alfred William Hannis at Candie Cemetery.
The Jersey Contingent Memorial
To Commemorate the Battle of Jutland, we have
a dedicated Roll of Honour and Service available
Group members attended ceremonies in Orkney
(Jutland) and Thiepval (Somme) in May &
July 2016, at Tyne Cot in July 2017 and Les
Rue Verte (Cambrai) on 30th November 1917.
Wreaths were laid at Scapa Flow on 31st May
and Thiepval, Guillemont on 1st July 2016, Tyne
Cot on 31st July 2017 and Les Rues Vertes on
30th November 1917
Most of the remaining British, and some
French, graves on the Western Front have now been visited
and photographed following visits in June & October
2014 & May & June 2015. There were further visits
in June/July in 2016 and July/August 2017.
yet unidentified - 635 Sgt Chester Cecil Church,
30th Bn, AIF
Welcome to the Channel
Islands Great War Study Group website
The main aim of the group is to improve understanding
and knowledge of the impact of the Great War on the
Channel Islands and their people
If you have any queries, would like
to join the group or contribute information, please
have a Facebook page here
in all Rolls is being expanded as families contact us.
This work continues.
67 men on the Guernsey Roll of Honour
and 52 on the Jersey Roll of Honour lost their lives in
- Channel Islands Submariners
The Salvation Army in The Great War - Featuring
the work of Ada Le Poidevin
Group Journal numbers 1-63 can be downloaded from
Books from Group members - More