Coleraine Museum

4th July 2019

Handwritten letter in pencil from James to his mother. He is sending her his Queen Mary Chocolate Box as a Christmas gift. Discusses weather and famil…

4th July 2019

Folded double page of handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. French locals downhearted – men away fighting, many killed. Discusses hom…

4th July 2019

Handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Just out of trenches, waist deep in mud, but going back in tomorrow. 10th Battalion is there al…

4th July 2019

Folded double page of handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father.Weather good but constant roar of guns – Division has lost lot of men and … – 31b

4th July 2019

One of 4 pages of handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Mostly talks of father being caught cutting timber, being sent to Sessions, w…

4th July 2019

One of 3 pages of handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Received letter, paper and parcel with cake and Woodbines

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 k…

4th July 2019

One of 2 pages of handwritten letter from James to his father. Back after week’s leave at home but not in trenches.

4th July 2019

One of 2 pages of handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Has arrived safe in Harrowby camp in Grantham – gives address – 8c

4th July 2019

one of 2 pages of handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Writing difficult to read but appears to be simple reassuring letter

4th July 2019

Cream addressed envelope, sent to Private Jim Henry at Grantham but address crossed out and readdressed to Mrs Henry, Taylors Row. Coleraine PO, Grant…

4th July 2019

Handwritten letter from James to his father. Back in France – surprise – has seen many from home. Mentions Georgina and George [?Leighton – her future…