This locket from the Coles family shows two brothers who were killed in 1915. Even though both sides of the locket were used to hold their photographs,…… Read more “Memorial Locket”
“Not now, but in the coming years, Sometime, we’ll understand” A bookmark made to commemorate the death of Lance-Corporal John Duddington of Coates. Away from the public…… Read more “Memorial Bookmark”
A souvenir cushion commemorating the Northamptonshire (Northants) Regiment, sent home to Mrs Coles of Whittlesey by one of her serving sons. Mrs Mary Jane Coles and Mr…… Read more “Souvenir Cushion”
The Soldiers’ Small Book of Thomas Rawlings is also held in Whittlesey Museum, showing his personal record.
The memorial plaque of Arthur Searle has been mounted in a decorative cross-shaped frame.
The memorial plaque of Samuel Scotney still has its original cardboard folder and the box which it has been stored in at home. The box has been…… Read more “Memorial Plaque of Samuel Scotney”