Coleraine Museum

4th July 2019

Handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Received letter and cigarettes. Signs off as Lance Corporal again

4th July 2019

One of 3 pages of handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. 2 areas blocked out ? by censor. Lost ???? and friend shot dead beside him. M…

4th July 2019

Last page only of a handwritten letter in purple pencil from James to his father (envelope addressed to him). Hopes they got field cards he sent and s…

4th July 2019

Handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Letter has been folded to form an envelope and then addressed and posted. Landed in Dublin, exp…

4th July 2019

One of 2 pages of handwritten letter from James to his father. Expects to be home on leave in few days. Keeping better

4th July 2019

One of 3 pages of handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Has now received mail from home. Has not seen Captain McConaghie yet. Mention…

4th July 2019

One of 2 pages of handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Could not find box so only sending Georgina’s buttons now.

4th July 2019

Handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Mother not well. Mentions Sandy [brother]

4th July 2019

Handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Back in old company. Alex Anderson killed. Mentions Bob Creelman, Sammie Millar, Dannie Platt. – 34b

4th July 2019

Cream addressed envelope – no postage stamp and PO stamp location not present

4th July 2019

One of 2 pages of handwritten letter in pencil from James to his father. Arrived in Dublin. “I suppose they want us to keep the [Sinn Feiners] company…

4th July 2019

One of 2 pages [bottom of this page torn off] of handwritten letter in ink to James’ sister Georgina from Scottish relatives after news of his death …