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....
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
New books from Group members - More
7th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles, can
you identify these men?
Alderneymen in 1917, can
you identify any of them?
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
in all Rolls is being expanded as families contact us.
This work continues.
35 men on the Guernsey Roll of Honour
and and 50 on the Jersey Roll of Honour lost their lives
in May 1916