Jersey deportees memorial at the War Tunnels

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Address:

Jersey War Tunnels

St Lawrence

Jersey

Channel Islands

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Other
Materials:
  • Metal Metal (any)
Lettering: Raised
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: The memorial is to the Jersey residents who were deported to Germany during the war, and made of a large metal slab erected between alongside the walkway between the entrance to the Jersey War Tunnels and the Museum shop.
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"By order of higher authorities the following British subjects will be evacuated and transferred to Germany." Persons who have their permanent residence not on the Channel Islands, for instance, those who have been caught here by the outbreak of war. All those men not born on the Channel Islands and 16 to 70 years of age who belong to the English people, together with their families. Deportation Order 15 September 1942

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