Photograph of the commemorative silk "memento" sent to my great grandmother.

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
My father found this with his mothers possessions when he cleared her house out. It was in a little brass coloured "Christmas 1914" tin. The silk is in poor condition but most of it can still be read. I assume it was sent by the government forces to my great grandmother a little time after her son had been killed. I believe she lost three sons in the First World War. Editor's Comment: A private...