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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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    this rather nice card came with a Belgian trio of Name:  bs.JPG
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    Latest arrival, 17th Welsh Bantams song post card.
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    Regards,

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    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Regarding Post No. 52
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    In case you havenít seen. To see the service record of your post cardís sender, search 2426 Loudon at
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    He was a DCM winner. Here's his citation:
    Cheers, Tom
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    After the armistice, 1st West Yorks, possibly Cologne ?Click image for larger version. 

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    Very interesting Postcard. Heres some more info about Maj. Gen. H. T. Allen:

    Henry Tureman Allen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Many thanks for the additional info, he was quite a guy !, my gran's brother served with the 1st West Yorks but sadly died of his wounds in may 1918.
    John.

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    The top card shows a possible recruitment parade Click image for larger version. 

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    Bought this one some time ago from a Canadian historian. Shows WW1 Canadian soldiers and their German Prisoners. Post Card issued by the Daily Mirror Canadian Official Series, "Photograph passed by Censor". I thought the tank in the background really made this photo. thanks for looking.

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    That's a great card, I have a copy plus these two from the same series, John.Click image for larger version. 

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    Quote by thorne83 View Post
    Regarding Post No. 52
    Hi Rene,
    In case you havenít seen. To see the service record of your post cardís sender, search 2426 Loudon at
    Search & Retrieve - Exception error

    He was a DCM winner. Here's his citation:
    Cheers, Tom
    Click image for larger version. 

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    WOW!!! Cheers for this info, Something I would not have expected --THANK YOU

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