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Keywords: Family Life, World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from Nannie Beazely, who was based in the English midlands, to her son, Piaras Béaslaí (1881–1965). The German navy had carried out a large raid across the English midlands on the night of the 31 of January. People dimmed their lights to av...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
This letter, a simple expression of thanks for a gift of bread, was apparently sent to a J M Dane Esq., although it is part of the collection of Lady Clonbrock. The letter was written by Joseph Connolly, a prisoner of war at Berne, Switzerland. Jo...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A postcard from Joseph Connolly to J M Dane Esq. Connolly writes the postcard from the Sennelager Prisoner of War camp, near Padernborn in Germany. He thanks Dane for two loaves of bread that he has received. This postcard is found in the Clonbr...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A postcard from a prisoner of war, John Burns, thanking Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928) for parcels received. Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Crofton) was the wife of Luke Gerald Dillon (1834 - 1917), the 4th Baron of Clonbrock, Co. Galway and the daug...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Postcard from a prisoner of war, Joseph Connolly, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Connolly writes an acknowledgement of food parcels and change of address information. Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Crofton) was the wife of Luke Gerald Dillon (1834...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from a prisoner of war, M Dolan, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Dolan is writing to inform Lady Clonbrock that he is a resident of Ballinasloe, Galway and asks her to send parcels to him. Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Crofton) was the wif...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A Letter from a prisoner of war to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). The prison writes concerning some books that he had requested in a previous postcard, books that had not arrived at the prisoner of war camp. Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Crofton) w...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A letter from a prisoner of war, Joseph Connolly, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Connolly writes a thank you for a package of bread that was sent to him by Lady Clonbrock. Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Crofton) was the wife of Luke Gerald Dillon...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
The letter was written by Private Thomas Furey, a member of the Connaught Rangers, British army, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928), while Furey was in a German prisoner of war camp. In the letter, Furey thanks Lady Clonbrock for a previous parcel and ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A letter from an Irish prisoner of war, Joseph Connolly, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Connolly writes to acknowledge receipt of a package of bread sent by Lady Clonbrock. Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Crofton) was the wife of Luke Gerald Dillon...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from British Prisoner of War, Patrick O'Callaghan to Miss M. Dixon, requesting that she sends him some underclothes. A postscript addresses Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Crofton) was the wife of Luke Gerald Dill...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Patronage
Letter from Mabel C Wright of the Irish War Hospital Supply to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928) requesting the creation of centres in County Galway for the collection of moss for surgical dressings. Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Crofton) was the wife o...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A letter from a prisoner of war, Joseph Connolly, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Connolly acknowledges her packages of bread, hoping that she will continue to send them. Connolly closes by informing Lady Clonbrock that he will be moving location. ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A postcard from a prisoner of war, Private Cahill, 5th Company, Connaught Rangers, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Private Cahill was on active service in World War I and thanks Lady Clonbrock for cigarettes she has sent via the 'Tobacco Fund' in L...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from a prisoner of war, Private M. Cahill, 5th Company, Connaught Rangers, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Private Cahill was on active service in World War I and thanks Lady Clonbrock for cigarettes she has sent via the 'Tobacco Fund' in Lo...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from prisoner of war, Private B. Ward, Connaught Rangers, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Private Ward was then held in a German prisoner of war camp in Limburg, Germany. In the letter, he refers to previous unanswered correspondence, thanks...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Patronage
Letter from Lady Clonbrock to Mrs Budson requesting help in the creation of sub-centres in County Galway for the collection of moss for surgical dressings. The moss was to be used for the treatment of soldiers wounded while fighting with the Briti...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Country Life
Letter from J.Eyre to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928) concerning the use of sphagnum moss. This moss was, during the Great War, used for surgical dressings due to a shortage of cotton wool, as well for as its medicinal benefits for combating infection....
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from a prisoner of war, J. Jackson, Connaught Rangers, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). The letter thanks Lady Clonbrock for cigarettes she had sent via the 'Tobacco Fund' in London. The fund was managed by the 'Weekly Dispatch' newspaper to ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from prisoner of war, Cpl W Bowes, Connaught Rangers, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Bowes thanks Lady Clonbrock for the bread she had sent him and assures her that he is in 'good order.' Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Crofton) was the wife...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from a prisoner of war, Private Bernard Ward, Connaught Rangers, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). In the letter, Ward mentions that a cousin in Ballinasloe (where Lady Clonbrock was living) was receiving packages from Lady Clonbrock and asks ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A letter to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928) enclosing a card (not attached) from one of '[her] prisoners' and advising that she may wish to renew her subscription. Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Crofton) was the wife of Luke Gerald Dillon (1834-1917),...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Postcard from a prisoner of war, Corporal W. Bowes, Connaught Rangers, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). He writes that he is sorry to hear that Lady Clonbrock had not been receiving his postcards and thanks her for her regular parcels of food and ot...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from a prisoner of war, Corporal W. Bowes, Connaught Rangers, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Bowes was incarcerated in a camp in Osterrade, Germany at the time. In the letter, Bowes thanks Lady Clonbrock for parcels she had been sending him...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A letter from a prisoner of war, Corporal W. Bowes, Connaught Rangers, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Corporal Bowes was incarcerated in a German camp in Gustrow at the time. In the letter he thanks Lady Clonbrock for two parcels of food and cigar...
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