235th Anniversary of The Battle of JerseyJanuary 2016Grouville, Royal Square and the Town Hall
Each year has it’s own special atmosphere and this year was no exception.The Constable of Grouville, John Le Maistre, joined us once again incommemorating the fallen at La Rocque beside the monument inGrouville Churchyard. The Revd. Mike Lange-Smith took a shortservice and Terry Underwood gave a narration of occurances in 1781.The weather forecast was intermittant rain and luckily whilst outside the rain kept off. Everyone then repaired to the Church to partake of croissants and beverages kindly provided by the ladies of Grouville Church.We joined the walkers and Frank Falle at Colomberie and marched with themto the Town Hall. The walkers this year followed the trail of Baron de Rullecourt from La Rocque. An excellent lunch was provided by the Town Hall team, organised by Jane Skelhorn, and the day finished with music andsinging with Jersey’s folk group, Badlabecques.