Category Archives: WW1 postcard

Dear Snowball – Private John Bertram Leslie HARRISON WW1 postcard – are you connected?

Another recent postcard find was the one below sent during World War 1 on 18th September 1917 from Halifax to ‘Dear Snowball’ in Dorset from Elsie. The address on the postcard is: Private J B L HARRISON 1220, Royal Naval … Continue reading

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Herbert SIMPSON from Harrogate WW1 Postcard

Another recent postcard find is of Birk Crag in Harrogate in Yorkshire sent to Gunner Herbert SIMPSON regimental number 89543 at a Military Camp in Aldershot during World War 1 – it was sent from his son Walter. The message … Continue reading

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WW1 photo postcard sent to the HANDS family – are you connected?

At a recent postcard fair in Surrey I found and bought a lovely photographic postcard showing a group, with several of the men in uniform. Was this a family shot showing siblings before going off to war – I decided … Continue reading

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More Easton WW1 postcards discovered!

Following a visit to a Postcard and Paper Fair in Tolworth in Surrey earlier this week, I was pleased to discover two more old postcards sent during World War 1 from Easton Mansion in Suffolk. Having researched and written about … Continue reading

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Another WW1 postcard reunited – Miss K Overton

One of my most recent finds has been a World War 1 postcard sent from France on 26th August 1915 as below: It was sent to a Miss K OVERTON who lived at 105 Tooley Street, London Bridge in London … Continue reading

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Images of the Cenotaph in London

Recently whilst sorting my own collection of old WW1 related postcards I was surprised to find how many different photographs / pictures of the Cenotaph in London I have collected over the last couple of years – as the 100th anniversary of … Continue reading

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WW1 postcard sent from Mons in Belgium 18th November 1918

Always on the lookout for WW1 postcards or old photographs with a possible written name or clue to investigate, I recently purchased an old WW1 postcard on eBay from ‘Old Postcards’ one of my favourite online sellers. The postcard shows … Continue reading

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