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Article about: Picked these up today. One French of the Somme I think, one of a member of the Army Service Corps with cloth title and ammo bandoleer, one asking for donations for tobacco for the troops wit

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    A good site to see and read about these WWI pc's.

    https://www.worldwar1postcards.com/
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Funeral

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    Funeral

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    Picked today, convalescing soldier in hospital blues and lady friend wearing his hat, with a "sentiment" below. It has INVEST in Government Securities where the stamp should go, a clear wartime message.
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    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    I've shown these before but have had a go at colouring them.
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    A photo rather than a PC, Brecknockshire Bn SW Borderers. I have shown a retouched version as it was in pretty poor condition.
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    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    I picked up six PC's the other day, all part of a family group local to me in west Wales, though one is in an Aussie uniform.
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    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    A few additions from me, two to the Monmouthshire regiment showing the rifles buttons that were used by 1st Mons.

    Also one to a member of 7th Bn RWF, as seen on his shoulder titles, this is a very sharp image.
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    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    7th Welsh cyclists with blackened T over 7 over Welsh metal titles and rifles buttons. A lovely sharp image of the titles, including the black nature of them.
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    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Todays find and a nice little research project for me!
    Two soldiers (i think they may be brothers) One a Lewis gunner of the Tigers and the other a Seaforth Highlander.

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    And a 2nd Lt of the Leics R. (name appears to be J A Tyler??)

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    "They couldn't hit an elephant at this dist...."
    - Major-General John Sedgwick, 9 may 1864.
    Killed by a sniper during the battle of Spotsylvania..

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