The Weekly Postcard No. 56

Oh, I do like a romantic poem.  And these two look suitably well-matched, wouldn’t you say? Continue reading

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The Elverdinge Burial Grounds Part Three – Ferme-Olivier Cemetery

Ferme-Olivier Cemetery, the road to Elverdinge, three quarters of a mile to the east, on the left.  Continue reading

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The Weekly Postcard No. 55

A day late this week, to allow you time to check out this week’s other posts.  The men in charge featured heavily on Great War postcards from all the warring nations.  Continue reading

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The Weekly Postcard No. 54

Now, I’m not entirely sure why this bloke is seemingly adrift in a punt with his inamorata.  Continue reading

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A Kansas Tale

Not so long ago a letter came into my possession which continues last Sunday’s Weekly Postcard story.  You might find it of interest. Continue reading

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The Weekly Postcard No. 53

We have yet to see an American Great War postcard, and this one, showing members of 308 HQ Company at Camp Upton, near Yaphank on Long Island, New York State, in January 1918, is not only rather a good one, I think, but opens the door to another, possibly familiar, tale of woe.  Continue reading

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The Elverdinge Burial Grounds Part Two – Hospital Farm Cemetery

Well, it’s obviously that way, isn’t it?  Continue reading

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