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

Sweetheart Postcards - Page Five

Regimental and Divisional Cards


"The King's Own" card sent home to his mother on 20th September 1918 by Private John Yeudall of the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.
Accession Number: KO2177/04


"The King's Own"
Accession Number: KO1656/01

    
King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment Card and right "Souvenir From France" 55th West Lancashire Division.  The red rose and two leafy stems being the divisional badge.
Accession Numbers: Left KO2490/919 and right KO0865/14



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


King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, World War One.
Accession Number: KO1966/02

   
"Cheshire Regiment" and "Army Service Corps"
Accession Numbers: Left KO2025/01 and rightKO2025/08

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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