Love and War - Sweetheart Items in the Museum's
Sweetheart Postcards - Page
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
Accession Number: KO2177/04
"The King's Own"
Accession Number: KO1656/01
Embroidered Postcard with Lion badge and ‘The King’s Own’ and ‘Greetings
From’ on the silk flap, with provision for small card on the inside.
Accession Number: KO3111/73
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
Embroidered post card sent home by Private
number 4173, B Company 5th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster
Accession Number: KO1966/02
"Cheshire Regiment" and "Army Service Corps"
Accession Numbers: Left KO2025/01 and right KO2025/08
Love and War - introduction page
Sweetheart Postcards Page One
- to sweethearts (1)
Sweetheart Postcards Page Two - to sweethearts
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
Sweetheart Postcards Page Seven - Patriotic
Sweetheart Postcards Page Eight - Patriotic
Sweetheart Postcards Page Nine - French themes
Sweetheart Postcards Page Ten - a few more!