Coleraine Museum

4th July 2019

Handwritten note in pencil on torn scrap of paper accompanying small envelope sent from home and sent back again as souvenir of trenches. Small feathe… – 31e

4th July 2019

One of 5 pages of handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Received socks. Talks of father being fined by Leech for taking sticks from w…

4th July 2019

One of 3 pages of handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Leave has started again but not his turn yet. Mentions Tommy [Tommie] Turner

4th July 2019

One of 4 pages of handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Still back from firing line. Mentions Tommie ?Neely – killed – “one never kno…

4th July 2019

Flap of cream addressed envelope with faded red censor stamp

4th July 2019

One of 2 pages of handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Mentions Captain McConaghie and S [?Sammie] Millar

4th July 2019

one folded double page handwritten letter from James to his father. Did not get home for Easter as other troops being sent to France had to have leave…

4th July 2019

Top flap of cream addressed envelope, sent to Private Jim Henry at Grantham but readdressed to Mrs Henry, Taylors Row. In pencil notes that James has …

4th July 2019

Folded double page of handwritten letter from James to his father. All leave suspended – confined to camp for 3 days – will not be home for 12th.

4th July 2019

One of 5 pages of handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Laundry tug of war team in competition – Ballyrashane. Mentions Sandy and Wil…

4th July 2019

Folded double page of handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Leg getting better. Comments on war progress. Ginger Gault and Tommie McC…

4th July 2019

Two of 3 pages (joined along top edge) of handwritten letter in purple pencil from James to his mother. Has asked Paymaster to send £15 home – gi… – 50c