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Catalog Number M1989.3.2
Object Name Postcard
Title Field Service Postcard, 1917
Date 1917
Year Range from 1917
Year Range to 1917
Description Rectangular brown cardboard postcard. On one side is "Field Service Post Card" with a coat arms in the centre. Below this is an address. To the left are instructions to only write the address or the card will be destroyed. On the reverse there are a list of statements (ex. I am quite well) from which a soldier could choose, and could cross out those which did not apply. If the soldier added anything other than the date and his signature, the card would be destroyed.
"Miss Vera Doole 353 Lippincott St. Toronto Ont, Canada" "I am quite well and am going on well Letter follows at first opportunity. I have received no letter from you for a long time. Chas. Ferguson"
People Doole, Vera
Ferguson, Charles
Search Terms World War I
Subjects MILITARY
COMMUNICATION
WORLD WAR I
Dimensions Length: 11.5 cm
Width: 8.6 cm