Programme for the third reunion of 38th Divisional Signal Coy. RE, belonging to James Cross (3)
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|Title||Programme for the third reunion of 38th Divisional Signal Coy. RE, belonging to James Cross (3)|
|Notes||Autographed copy, that includes the menu and list of toasts. Also listed are the movements of the HQ from 1914-1919, and a roll of honour recording all those killed or died of wounds.|
Part of a large collection relating to Jim Cross, Broadway, Worcestershire. Before the First World War he was a postman in Hereford, joining the army as a ˜sapper' (service number 62966) in the Royal Engineer (Signals) in January 1915. The collection includes artefacts from Serjeant James Cross' service as a despatch rider, and his memoirs “ dictated in his 90s in the 1980s-90s to his second wife, Jill. The memoirs are based on Jim's diaries from 1915, 1917 and 1918. Sjt. Cross served overseas in the 38th (Welsh) Division Signalling Company, and was later attached to Headquaters, Royal Artillery, 63rd (Royal Naval) Division.
|Item Date||15th October 1921|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Alun Edwards|
|Contributed on the behalf of||Mrs Jill Cross|