Coleraine Museum

4th July 2019

Handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Mentions Georgina – will get buttons she wants

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… – 24d

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… – 30b

4th July 2019

Handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Leaving camp for France with Machine Gun Section in advance of Brigade – 38b

4th July 2019

Cream addressed envelope with Southampton PO stamp but no postage stamp. In top left corner James has written “wounded soldiers letter” [in letter sai…

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…

4th July 2019

Small double sided printed leaflet from Kitchener to troops with instructions about duty and behaviour

4th July 2019

Standard printed leaflet under heading ‘Enquiries About Soldiers’ – giving instruction for various scenarios – 68b

4th July 2019

Embroidered postcard from James to sister Georgina, showing pansies and ‘I’m thinking of you’ – no message on reverse – 78b

4th July 2019

Embroidered postcard from most likely from James to Georgina – embroidered with flowers and ‘To my dear sister’, with ‘secret’ flap containing card – 83c

4th July 2019

Field Service postcard – 95b

4th July 2019

Field Service postcard – 110b