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53947: Postcard Ernest Straughan, to son Norman age 4

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posted on 2024-02-23, 17:50 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

Norman was orphaned 2 years later and went to live with his aunt Annie who with her husband Lawrence Crisp compiled the postcard collection from which this card comes.

Editor's Comment:
Sailing ship filled with flowers, flowers surrounding: 'To My Dear Son'.

Private 9089 Ernest Straughan, East Yorkshire Regiment, later served with the West Yorkshire Regiment (Service No. 67452).

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Creator

Straughan, Ernest

Date

30th July 1918

Date Created

30/07/1918

Source

Postcard

Medium

Mixed

Type

Postcard

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Jill Harwood

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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