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My great grandma's WWII quilt


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I think she got some of the patches herself. Several on the quilt are WWII era WWI Patch King repros. It is always possible that soldiers passed them on to her as well.

 

-Ski

In Memory Of......
Pte Harold Griffiths, 1805, 1/6th Manchester Regt, KIA June 4th, 1915 in Gallipoli
Cpl Isaac Judges, 40494, 6th East Yorkshire Regt, KIA October 3rd, 1917 in Ypres
May they rest in peace.....

MSgt - USAF Retired

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The French patches are actually souvenir type for city,towns and provences. There is also a 2nd French Army with the rooster. One cornor is all British with 1st Army at tip then there is also 8th Army atleast twice on the quilt and Scottish dist in red and blue. The black cat is the 53 British div. The blue cross on the red shield is also British next to SHEAF and Ger navy anchor. Hope this helps fill in some blanks.

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Definitely a big help, thanks. When you're talking about the French patches being souvenir, do you mean the ones I posted the close up of (verdun, skier guy) on the right, or also the ones in the yellow to the left of the EGA?

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