Coleraine Museum

4th July 2019

Valentine’s souvenir postcard of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II showing the Queen with her maids of Honour.

4th July 2019

Handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Thanks him for Christmas parcels received. Saw Sammie Millar

4th July 2019

Handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. War is far from being finished, does not expect home leave for at least 8 months – if he is sti…

4th July 2019

Handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Just out of trenches – in so long because of constant under fire from Germans, which was return…

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 …