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Letter 1.20 written by Jack James and part of the Minnie James Collection.
Jack James sent this postcard back home while fighting in France during WW1. Jack's right arm was injured during battle and so many of his letters are written with the use of his left. He died of tuberculosis on the 23rd of June 1920, at the age of 24.

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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