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Title To My Soldier Boy
Description Mass-produced English postcard. Front says "To my Soldier Boy" in stylized writing. Image of vase of roses inside picture frame and surrounded by four UK flags. Currently displayed on wooden stand.

On the back, handwritten in pencil:
"Dear Brother,
We are still under canvas at Aldershot. We leave next Tuesday for a 4 day march. We are going to go to Salisbury Plains 70 miles. We have to maneuver on the way so it will mean a good 4 days work. We go then to London 6 days. hoping this finds you all well,
from George"
Catalog Number 01023
Object Name Postcard
Material Paper
Year Range from 1914
Year Range to 1919
Dimensions H-13.2 W-8.7 cm
Search Terms Aldershot
Salisbury Plains
World War, 1914-1918
Condition Good
Condition Notes Some small brown stain on verso, paper yellowed with age, some fading to image on front.
Event World War, 1914-1918
Place of Origin Aldershot, England