Most of the items above were passed on to the family when Lyndon’s grandmother died.  They are:

  • First World War issue stirrups
  • Embroidered postcard
  • Two service medals
  • Matchbox with metal cover crafted by Charlie Hawkins
  • Matchbox with metal cover and photograph of Charlie and his friend
  • Sewing kit, known informally as a ‘Housewife’
  • James Gwilliam’s letter which goes with the medals
  • Receipt for a motorbike, October 1914, indicating that James or Charlie was in a reserved occupation i.e. working on the land and therefore were not conscripted until 1917
  • Payments listed as received on demobilisation
  • Photograph with Charlie Hawkins in a light shirt on the right-hand side
  • Field service postcard
  • Reverse of field service postcard
  • Postcards (3)
  • Demobilisation document
  • Photograph from Belgium wit artillery
  • Identity card/papers