Historical information

The letter details how the writer GEORGE saw George yesterday and waved and yelled but he did not see him as they were marching past. It also describes how they just came out of the trenches with mud over their knees and higher. The George walking past is possibly George Frederick Pierce DCM. Refer Cat no 1891P for his service details, award and death.

Physical description

Cartoon coloured postcard depicting a boyish soldier surrounded by boys and girls. On the rear is a letter from France to a girl, the writing is in blue pen.

Inscriptions & markings

On the rear “15/11/16 France, Dear Gaddis”. The letter ends “I remain yours sincerely George H..........