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Love and War - Sweetheart Items in the Museum's Collection

Sweetheart Postcards - Page Four

Birthdays, Christmas and New Year Cards

   
"Many Happy Returns" sent to Miss Nellie Hutton (his future wife), of Lancaster, by Sergeant Fred Kellett of the 2nd Battalion, King's Own.  Right: "Birthday" sent home by Private Richard Robertson of the 1st Battalion, King's Own.
Accession Numbers: left KO1114/58 and right KO1284/04


"A Happy Birthday" sent home by Private Richard Robertson of the 1st Battalion, King's Own.
Accession Number: KO1284/05

  
"A Happy Christmas" and "Season's Greetings" personal message card.  Sent home to his wife and children in Christmas 1916 by Private Richard Robertson of the 1st Battalion, King's Own.
Accession Number: KO1284/07


"A Happy Christmas" sent home by Private Richard Robertson of the 1st Battalion, King's Own.
Accession Number: KO1284/12

 
"Christmas Greetings" with "On the Front - with Loving Christmas Greetings" personal message card.  Sent home by Sergeant McMillan MM of the 6th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.
Accession Number KO2164/01


"Happy New Year"
Accession Number KO2025/09


"Happy New Year"
Accession Number: KO2490/916


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


Embroidered silk Christmas Card, First World War
Accession Number: KO3013/67


Embroidered silk Christmas Card, First World War
Accession Number: KO3013/70


Embroidered silk East Card, First World War.
Accession Number: KO3013/68

Love and War - introduction page
Sweetheart Postcards Page One - to sweethearts (1)
Sweetheart Postcards Page Two - to sweethearts (2)
Sweetheart Postcards Page Three - to wives, mothers and daughters
Sweetheart Postcards Page Four - birthdays, Christmas and New Year
Sweetheart Postcards Page Five - Regimental and Divisional Cards
Sweetheart Postcards Page Six - Patriotic Cards (1)
Sweetheart Postcards Page Seven - Patriotic Cards (2)
Sweetheart Postcards Page Eight - Patriotic Cards (3)
Sweetheart Postcards Page Nine - French themes and towns
Sweetheart Postcards Page Ten - a few more!

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