Coleraine Museum

4th July 2019

Letter to Emmie Hezlet signed Kathleen A. Lyle and probably from from Kathleen Annette Lyle, daughter of Rev. John Lyle of Knocktarna. She mentions Ch…

4th July 2019

Handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Has been in trenches for past 10 days but hopes to be relieved soon. Expecting letter from Tomm… – 1b

4th July 2019

Handwritten letter from James to his father. Discusses socks received, toe covers his mother sent, and other items of uniform – has not much way of ca…

4th July 2019

Cream addressed envelope, with red censor stamp – 17c

4th July 2019

Double folded page of handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. In trenches for past 6 days with the South Wales Borders, who lost 100 me…

4th July 2019

Double folded page of handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Signs off as Private Henry. In convalescent camp but wishes was back with… – 34b

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