Campaign Lead Statement August 2020
My family went through the Occupation of Jersey as did many.
It's inspiring to read what people say about the campaign and support
that we receive.
Going to be a surprise to some, but I don't consider that our campaign
has even started yet.
To myself it's complete common sense that all the occupation civilians
of Channel Islands have recognition for pure hardship and courage
and the horror of the Occupation period. 1940 - 1945
Should be a Official Memorial to all those who went under Occupation within our British Isles.
Interesting that Jersey politicians of Jersey, only seem able, or want
to focus on the nice part of Liberation the date. and the square,
and People's reasoning for the campaign goals.
Today we do not have any official Civilian Occupation Memorial very
Liberation was only a "High Water Mark" as after 1945 many
had to come to terms with what they had been through.
Our campaign fight is only just starting and I am expecting
to deliver a few Campaign Surprises over the next coming months.
I draw from the determination of members of my own family who
went through the Occupation.
As the campaign lead I will not be shying away from saying a few
The Support we receive is truly inspiring and the Petition is already
sending a strong message. I need to thank our 3.370 Petition Supporters.
I am ready for the Campaign fight as we go forward to
Campaign Victory - "Le Victoire"
Warmest Kev South.
Campaign Lead of Jersey Occupation Civilian Campaign