Field Service Postcard WW1; May 1915; CT80.1402C

Name/Title

Field Service Postcard WW1

About this object

Field Service Postcard WW1- from J. Dow to Mr John Ross, Owaka. Dated 21/7/1915.
These cards were pre-written with a variety of phrases. The soldier struck out the phrases which did not apply and sent them off. In this case the remaining phrases are "I am quite well", "Letter follows at first opportunity", "I have received no letter from you lately/for a long time".
Used by soldiers in the front lines or when wounded or otherwise unable to write a full letter.

Date Made

May 1915

Period

World War I

Medium and Materials

paper

Measurements

H85mm x W 130mm

Credit Line

Owaka Museum

Object Type

postcard, black & white

Object number

CT80.1402C

Copyright Licence  

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