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Collections - First World War

55th West Lancashire Division

 

bullet55th West Lancashire Division Badges
bulletBooklet - Description and Appreciation, Battles of Givenchy - Festubert
bulletSpecial Supplementary Despatch: 55th Division at Givenchy, April 1918
bulletSub Rosa Journal of the 55th West Lancashire Division
bulletGraves Registration Fund
bulletRules of the 55th West Lancashire Division
bullet55th Division Association Membership Card
bulletBadge of the 55th Division Association
bulletHistory of the 55th West Lancashire Division by Rev Coop
bulletMetal rose and leaves badge of the 55th West Lancashire Division


55th West Lancashire Division, Christmas Card, possibly 1917, but may be as late as 1918.
Accession Number: KO2950/81



Embroidered silk postcard, with the badge of the 55th West Lancashire Division.  On the rear of the card is written "To my dear sons Benny and Robert.  I send you this card with the best of love.  From your loving father Benjamin Heap."  Private Benjamin Heap, number 202607 served with the 1st/5th Battalion, of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, which was part of the 55th Division.
Accession Number: KO2985/72 a & B

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