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60823: First postcard from training camp, sent by Jack Morten

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posted on 2024-02-23, 23:01 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

Sent from the training camp just before the battalion set out for Southampton en route for the Sudan.

Ediror's Comment: Postcard with caption: 'Ready, Eye Ready! For Defence of Hearth and Home'. White Ensign, cruiser, Royal Navy Rating.

Pte. 2393 John Clarke Morten, 1/7th Bn. Manchester Regiment, was commissioned Second Lieutenant and later attached to the Royal Air Force.

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Identifier

9234.cpd| 4669.jpg|GWA_3788_postcard_1.jpg 4670.jpg|GWA_3789_Postcard_2.jpg

Creator

Morten, John Clarke

Date

4th September 1914 | 4th Septembeer 1914

Date Created

04/09/1914

Source

Postcard

Medium

Card

Type

Postcard

Pages

1, 2

Number of Pages

2

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Sheila Morten

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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