Coleraine Museum

4th July 2019

One of 4 pages of handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Has had bad 10 days – ” just hell open altogether” – thought each minute was …

4th July 2019

One of 4 pages of handwritten letter in purple pencil from James to his father. Still not sure when will get leave. Mentions Old Pat, with broken leg.

4th July 2019

Handwritten letter in pencil from James to his sister Georgina [referred to as Georgie] from convalescent hospital in Bray. The Twelfth is in Portrush…

4th July 2019

Pale addressed envelope

4th July 2019

Bottom section of one of 3 pages of handwritten letter in pencil. In new camp in Grantham area – Belton Park. Gives address. Has had no mail from home…

4th July 2019

White addressed envelope with Grantham PO stamp and crossed Vickers Gun – emblem of MGC – on reverse – 20b

4th July 2019

Folded double page of handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Still in Finner. Saw Tommie Gaston from home. Mentions Ulster Division be… – 27c

4th July 2019

Top flap of pale addressed envelope with Finner Camp stamp

4th July 2019

Top flap of addressed standard buff ‘Active Service’ envelope

4th July 2019

cream addressed envelope – PO stamp indistinguishable

4th July 2019

One of 2 pages of handwritten letter in ink to James’ sister Georgina from Scottish relatives after news of his death – “hard that after all he has g…

4th July 2019

Standard printed letter re reduction of bread consumption – part of King’s Appeal for economy and frugality – invited to wear purple ribbon as token