Category Archives: World War 1

Can you help to reunite this World War 1 photograph with the WOOLLARD family from Holloway?

Many of the fascinating old World War 1 photographic postcards I find at Postcard Fairs unfortunately have no clues to help identify them to research and possibly reunite with a  family member. However on this occasion a lovely old photograph … Continue reading

Posted in 34 Bryantwood Road, AUSTIN, Holloway London, London, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Photograph, Post Office Rifles, Postcard, WOOLLARD, World War 1, WW1 Photograph, WW1 postcard | Leave a comment

Wedding photograph of Francis John KEAN and Mary SAVILE in Leeds in 1909 – are you related?

Another old wedding photograph postcard find I am trying to reunite also has useful clues written on the back to help with trying to identify the people in it, which could hopefully lead to it being reunited with a family … Continue reading

Posted in 14 Blandford Grove, KEAN, Leeds, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Postcard, SAVILE, World War 1, Yorkshire | 4 Comments

Beautiful WW1 photograph of the LOADES family from Norwich in Norfolk – are you related?

I recently found this beautiful old family photograph postcard which immediately sparked my interest because of the military uniforms the young men are wearing, so imagine my delight when I turned it over and saw that all the family names … Continue reading

Posted in CHATTON, LOADES, Norfolk, Norwich, Old Photograph, One Name Study, PERKINS, Swaffham, World War 1, WW1 Photograph, WW1 postcard | 3 Comments

Lest we Forget…the unknown faces of WW1

With Sunday 11th November 2018 fast approaching marking the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1 remembrance is very much in everyone’s mind this week and I wanted to share some of my collection of postcards showing the unknown faces … Continue reading

Posted in Battle of the Somme, Cenotaph, Old Photographs, Postcard, World War 1, WW1 Photograph, WW1 postcard | 1 Comment

UPDATE: Photo Reunited – Harry TWITCHETT – Family photo finds a new home!

On Saturday I was at a postcard Fair in Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk when I found, in a 50p box, a lovely old family photographic postcard taken by a Chelmsford photographer, which when I turned it over was amazed to see that … Continue reading

Posted in 11 Chelmer Place SPRINGFIELD, Chelmsford, Essex Regiment, JOHNSON, Old Photograph, One Name Study, TWITCHETT, World War 1 | 4 Comments

Eugene COLLINS and a link to the Royal Navy!

Another one of my recent Memorial card finds was for a Eugene COLLINS who died on 21st May 1925 aged 50 years and who was interred at Isleworth Cemetery on 27th May 1925 – unfortunately this time the card gave no … Continue reading

Posted in 22 Percy Road, COLLINS, H M S Vulcan, HURDLE, Isleworth, Memorial Card, World War 1 | Leave a comment

Cyril Vincent COPPIN died aged only 29 in 1923 – is there a WW1 connection?

I have recently found a few old Memorial cards at a Car Boot Sale in Leigh on Sea in Essex and was intrigued by them, as the men had died quite young and not many years after the end of … Continue reading

Posted in 159 Linkfield Road, COPPIN, Isleworth, REES, Silver War Badge, World War 1 | 1 Comment