Windsor & Royal Borough Museum

Letter to Doris Mellor during WW1, paper, 1917.

A letter from a German Prisoner of War camp, from T.R.Kirkpatrick to Miss Doris Mellor, dated 3rd July 1917. The letter has been heavily censored, with one whole page missing. We do not know who Kirkpatrick was or what happened to him. During her final years, she was Secretary of the Landscape sub-committee of the Windsor and Eton Society, and was a tireless campaigner against insensitive developments.

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Buckle, Royal Household Cavalry, between 1910-1952

A buckle in the shape of a royal coat of arms, worn on the white buckskin belt of Royal Household Cavalry with No.2 Dress uniform. Thought to be early to mid 20th century, 1910-1952,as the crown on top is male, not a female crown and so would have been worn during the reign of George V and/or George VI.

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Commorative medallion, about 1919

The second of two bronze memorial medallions presented to the parents of and Cyril Arthur Ashman and Henry Douglas Ashman. These medallions carry the name of the man who died and the inscription 'He died for freedom and honour'.

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