James R Lawler

Resources – James R Lawler – My Uncle Jimmy

A message from Peter Evans

In my childhood Uncle Jimmy (James Lawler) was a real family hero. My mother’s double cousin, he and my mother were like brother and sister, the bond having been reinforced with my mother having lived with her aunt (James’ mother) for a while after her own mother fell ill and again for some time after she died. My earliest memory of Uncle Jimmy was of this ‘very clever’ member of our family; my mother certainly idolised him and the feeling was passed on to the children. My mother had lost her real brother Percy during the war…
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