|Collection number||Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/28/-|
|Collection type||Published Collection|
First World War, 1914-1918
Series 28: Maddigan Collection
This series contains a collection of ten postcards sent to members of the Maddigan family during the First World War. Most of the items were sent by brothers, 386 Lance Corporal Walter Thomas 'Wal' Madigan, 1 Battalion and 5876 Private Harold John 'Jack' Maddigan, 17 Battalion. Private Jack Maddigan later died of wounds on 14 May 1918 in France. There were two spellings of the family surname 'Madigan' and 'Maddigan'. The collection comprises silk postcards and floral postcards.