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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. More....

Battle Commemorations

To Commemorate the Battle of Jutland, we have a new Roll of Honour and Service available here. Group members will be attending ceremonies in Orkney (Jutland) and Thiepval (Somme) in May & July. A Centenary lecture by Jason Monagham & Russell Doherty will be given at the Frossard Theatre, Candie, Guernsey. Starting at 8pm on 31st May, admission is free.

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 will be further visits in June/July this year.


The Salvation Army in The Great War - Featuring the work of Ada Le Poidevin

Group Journal no. 61 is now available


Jersey Heritage WWI Blog


New books from Group members - More details


7th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles, can you identify these men?

Alderneymen in 1917, can you identify any of them?


As 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 contact us.


Family information in all Rolls is being expanded as families contact us.
This work continues.

Guernsey Roll of Honour
Guernsey Roll of Service
Jersey Roll of Honour
Jersey Roll of Service


35 men on the Guernsey Roll of Honour and and 50 on the Jersey Roll of Honour lost their lives in May 1916


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"Never Such Innocence" - Commemorating the Men & Women of the Great War


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