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Letter 1.7 written by Tom James and part of the Minnie James Collection.
Tom James sent this letter back home while fighting in France during WW1. Tom survived the duration of the war, however, tragically died after succumbing to previous wounds on the 25th of December 1918.

This document is one of several sets curated under the Minnie James Collection. The Minnie James Collection aims to collate and present items from the son's of Minnie James, who in 1938, opened the Temple of Peace and Health in Cardiff representing war bereaved mothers of Wales and the world. When read in sequence, users will gain an emotive insight in to the experiences of Minnie and her sons through World War 1 and its aftermath:

- David James, Letters 1.1 - 2.42 (56 letters + 8 postcards). Letters 1.1-1.22 are those sent from training in London; letters 2.1-2.42 are those sent from France.
- Jack James, letters 1.1-1.20 (17 letters + 3 postcards)
- Tom James, letters 1.1-1.18 (17 letters + 1 book)
- Embroidered WW1 Postcards
- James Family War Medals and other objects
- Minnie James’ personal effects
- Minnie James opening the Temple of Peace, 1938

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