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The Great War. - Estrées (Somme). Entrance of the Village

This was one of a series of 24 cards "Péronne & Ses Environs apres le départ des Boches", showing the devastation caused by the bombing in the region.

The card was posted on 9 Sep 1919 and sent to Miss Muriel Hatton, Bellevue Cottage, Waterloo Road, Matlock Bath. The message reads:

Just a card as promised. Hope you are well. Its beautiful out here
Love to you from
John J Weavers
No 39 [possibly 39.S or 9.5] VAD Hostel
32 Stationary Hospital

The web mistress does not know who John J Weavers was, other than that he was a friend or acquaintance of her great aunt. Please email (link in footer) if you have any further information.

"The Great War. - Estrées (Somme). Entrance to the Village". Lévy Fils et Cie, Paris. Visé Paris No 863
Postcard in the collection of, provided by and © Ann Andrews.
Information researched, written and provided by and © Ann Andrews.
Intended for personal use only.

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