The cards were sent from Leonard James Kennedy Myers No 593 B Coy 38th Bn.
.2) Main text of letter is that he is alive and well and that they have been in and out of the Trenches.
.3) Main text is that he is alive and well and that they will be going to France by the end of the month.
Refer Cat No 5062.2P for his service details and death.
.1) Xmas card folding 4 pages joined by a brown ribbon in a bow, front has a raised gold Rising Sun with text and music bars, centre has a 4 line short poem followed by a Xmas greeting, hand written at the bottom in ink.
.2) Silk Post card with card surround, centre has silk sewing with flags, flowers, writing in gold, an open section that allows for a small card insert with message on, rear has a hand written letter in pencil.
.3) Post card B & W with drawing at top followed by a poem of 5 verses, signed in pencil, rear has a hand written letter in pencil.
Inscriptions & markings
.1) Inside, “From Jim to Father”
.2) On silk, “I’m thinking on you”. On small card, “From your loving son”. On rear, “France 31.4.1917, Dear Mother, love from Jim xxx”.
.3) On front, “To my truest of Pals, my Mother, from Jim”. On rear, “Nov 6th 1916, Dear Mum, goodbye from Jim”.