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Objects belonging to Bill Tailor

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Objects belonging to Bill Tailor

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Objects belong to ex-serviceman – Bill(?) Tailor
b. 1890s(?), d. late 1970s
The contributor volunteered to visit elderly people and met him as part of this. He gave the objects to her.

Envelope with address:
His address when he enlisted – 63 Filey Road Reading
Numbered 625
Labelled ‘Shop by Telephone’
Envelope contents: embroidered souvenir card.
Front of card: Royal Engineers embroidered badge.
Reverse of card reads: ‘Molèle déposé – Copywright by G. & Ltd. London, J.M.T.’
[suggestion: ‘modèle déposé@(?) registered design?]


Cushion cover:
Embroidered with anchor design. (Royal Naval Division Officer’s cap badge – early?)

(This story and material was shared at the Oxford at War 1914-1918 Roadshow on 12 Nov 2016)

Contributor

Julia Slater

Licence

CC BY-SA Julia Slater

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