Tuesday, 1 June 2021

A poem written by James Kirk during WW1

With thanks to Historian Debbie Cameron for finding this poem written by James Kirk and entitled “In Memory Of Private Charles Sloan HLI Old Monkland, Died Of Wounds August 1916”  - typed on white paper 

Museum reference: NLC-2013-33 Date:  8.1916

Poem by: James Kirk  Place Made: Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire, Scotland.

On display: In Storage: Museums

Associated with:

1915 · 12th Service Battallion Highland Light Infantry · Sloan, Charles · 11 Rosepark Cottage, Coatbridge · See also the book "Coatbridge and the Great War" by Robert Corrins, Page 143 and NLC-2013-0031.