War Relics & Other Items
2nd Boer War

Vesta Case(s): Colonel F G BLAIR
CO 7th Sqn, 4th Bn. I.Y.


Vesta Case: 2220 Cpl Robert Pringle
7th Sqn, 4th Bn. I.Y.
A Vesta case engraved with the badge of Leicestershire Yeomanry Cavalry, Prince Albert's Own, by Deakin and Francis, Birmingham, 1901, inscribed to the reverse 'Presented to Corpl. R. Pringle to Commemorate his Patriotic Services in South Africa, AD.1900-1901'.


Vesta Case: 2256 Tpr Isaac Mills
7th Sqn, 4th Bn. I.Y.
Pre WW1

A cigarette case presented to a Mr  R L Hart "with a purse of sovereigns" in 1912 by D Sqn LY. This presentation was possibly given to Mr Hart at a Regimental Race meeting. Thanks to Mr Chris Davey, USA. Great Nephew of Mr RL Hart. 
WW1

Major Evan R Hanbury's cigarette case.

Pictured here in 1914 (Captain, 2IC, A Squadron LYPAO)

Major Hanbury was wounded at Frezenberg 13/05/15 and invalided back to Britain.

KIA 24/03/18, (attached MGC, 14th Div). POZIERES MEMORIAL Panel 6.

This little box was given, as thanks and memento, to the Nurse that looked after Captain Hanbury on his recovery from his wounds that he received in the battle of Frezenberg Ridge, 13th May 1915.




Silk postcard 1914-19
Trench Art WW1
 



Post WW1

WW2

Souvenirs sent back to wives and sweethearts by the 154th (LY) Field Regiment, RA.

This flag was liberated in Cologne by a serviceman of the Leicestershire Yeomanry D-Day +. Has a makers label with the following: Fahnenrichter gegr. 1869 Koln 8 Complete with original lanyard. Size  28" x 43" (pic and details from eBay 2009)