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 2017
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
7th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles, can
you identify these Jerseymen?
Alderneymen in 1917, can
you identify any of them?
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.
1 man on the Guernsey Roll of Honour and
2 on the Jersey Roll of Honour lost their lives in July
- Channel Islands Submariners
- 245 (Gsy) Coy RE Bridge in Belgium
NEW Book - 'Traces
of War on the Dunes' by Heather Morton
The story of Jersey's little known PoW
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