Coleraine Museum

4th July 2019

Handwritten letter in purple pencil from James to his father – “got here alright” [Finner Camp]

4th July 2019

One of 2 pages of handwritten letter from James to his father. In Grantham still – met 2 from old company. Mentions Willie Watt – in different camp

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… – 18c

4th July 2019

Cream addressed envelope with Londonderry PO stamp

4th July 2019

Folded double page of handwritten letter from James to his father. All leave suspended – confined to camp for 3 days – will not be home for 12th. – 31c

4th July 2019

Field Service Postcard from James to his father – 39g

4th July 2019

Folded double page of handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Leg getting better. Comments on war progress. Ginger Gault and Tommie McC… – 44c

4th July 2019

Folded double page of handwritten letter in pencil from James to sister Georgina [Georgie]. Transferring to Bray Convalescent Hospital – 51b

4th July 2019

James Henry’s equipment card for 3rd battalion North Derry Regiment of the UVF – notes James has been supplied with hat and putties as uniform – 69b

4th July 2019

Receipt on headed paper for goods received, with a handwritten note asking for payment before handover to Leech [lawyer]

4th July 2019

Embroidered postcard embroidered with flowers, from ‘Andy’ and wishing Happy Christmas. Contains ‘secret’ flap with small card inside.

4th July 2019

Embroidered postcard most likely from James to his mother – flowers, a sunset over water and ‘Fond love to Mother’. ‘Secret’ flap is empty. – 84b