WV6548 : Battle of Jersey, Royal Square, St Helier

Battle of Jersey, Royal Square, St Helier
Battle of Jersey, Royal Square, St Helier
Near the statue to George II there is this paving slab with the inscription:
The Battle of Jersey
was fought in the Royal Square
formerly the Market Place
on the sixth of January 1781

French forces attempted to seize Jersey as the island was used by British privateers threatening American shipping during the American Revolutionary War.
France was an ally of the United States
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2009
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Photographer
Bob Embleton   (find more nearby)
Image classification
Supplemental image
Date Taken
Sunday, 16 August, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 15 May, 2010
Category
memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
MGRS: geotagged! WV 6520 4829 [10m precision]
WGS84: 49:11.0369N 2:6.3171W
Photographer Location
MGRS: geotagged! WV 6520 4829
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