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War & Decline

The First World War

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Description:

Memorial card for Sergeant Robert Robertson, 1918.

 

When a loved one was killed, families often paid for memorial cards to pass around friends and relatives. Servicemen were buried overseas, and these cards were a way of expressing grief at home.

Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:2014.1.3
Digital Number:
DMMS040a-b
Copyright:
Dumfries and Galloway Council


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