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53619: Embroidered Postcard from George Gauntlett

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Sent by George Gauntlett to his wife Florence (nee Moon).
Great Uncle George was a lifelong teetotaler and used to tell me that they held him down to pour the Rum ration down his throat before they let him go 'over the top'.


Editor's Comment:
Postcard with the message: 'To My Dear Wife'.
Pte. 85290 George Gauntlett, Northumberland Fusiliers

History

Identifier

3724.jpg| GWA_2042_norscan0006.jpg|

Creator

George Gauntlett

Date

July 1918

Date Created

01/07/1918

Temporal Coverage

31/07/1918

Source

Postcard

Medium

Mixed

Type

Postcard

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Richard Marshall | Chris Morden

Submission Event

Norwich and Norfolk Millennium Library Submission Day, 8th April 2008

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford