Courage of the Royal Guernsey Light Infantry Remembered,
15th April 2018
Les Rue Vertes, Masnières*
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 Vertes (Cambrai)
on 30th November 2017.
Wreaths were laid at Scapa Flow on 31st May and
Thiepval, Guillemont on 1st July 2016, Tyne Cot
on 31st July 2017 and Les Rue Vertes on 30th November
*St Peter Port, Guernsey and Masnieres have become
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.
7th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles, can
you identify these Jerseymen?
Alderneymen in 1917, can
you identify any of them?
Due to covid restrictions no visits were possible in
2020/21 but attempts are being made to discover the final
resting places of the many French Channel Islanders who
gave their lives
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
Digital Roll of Honour goes on show
A tribute to the late Barrie Bertram who compiled our
If you have any queries, would like
to join the group or contribute information, please
We also have
a Facebook page here
July 2021: 90
French Jesuits who died for France have now been added to
our Jersey Roll of Honour following research by Lara Pollard
Family information in
all Rolls is being expanded as families contact us.
This work continues.
The Salvation Army in The Great War - Featuring
the work of Ada Le Poidevin
Group Journal numbers 1-63 can be downloaded from here
Books from Group members - More