Postcard to Lacock, 1916


The following has been kindly donated by The Army Children Archive:

With permission of The Army Children Archive
With permission of The Army Children Archive

The postmark on the reverse of this postcard informs us that it was franked at 4pm on 18 September 1916 at Purley Oaks, Croydon (then in Surrey).

The postcard has been addressed in black ink to:

‘Master Frank Taylor / Wray Croft / Lacock / Wilts’.

The message to the left reads:

‘So sorry you have a cold, hope it has gone by this time. What a jolly holiday you are having. I am going to write Mother later in the day. Best love & a kiss, from Bizzie.’

The printed details state:

‘BAMFORTH & CO. LTD., PUBLISHERS HOLMFIRTH (ENGLAND) AND NEW YORK / “TOPICAL KID” SERIES / NO. 204. PRINTED IN ENGLAND.’

You can learn more about this postcard on the The Army Children Archive blog site here: ‘The Army Children of the First World War: a Sentimental View’ and on their Flickr page here.

 


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