Trafalgar Township Historical Society Digital Collections
World War I French Post Card
Description
Media Type
Image
Text
Item Types
Photographs
Postcards
Description
A lovely silk hand-stitched and embroidered postcard sent from France by Canadian soldier George Hawkins to his friend in Trafalgar Township, Ruth Cullingworth. These postcards were made by French people trying to exist in the thick of the war to sell to soldiers.
Inscriptions
Dear Ruth, I hope this reaches you as I am not sure of your address??remember when we were on our way from Niagara I got some oranges in a bag with your name. I have intended writing for some time let me know and I will write???9th Brigade M.G. Co 3rd Division France Your Friend Geo. D. Hawkins 193352
Date of Original
1915
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Ruth Irene Cullingworth, b.August 30, 1898 d.September 16, 1971. Married Frank Ronald Powell, b.October 13, 1891 d.March 25, 1978.
Local identifier
TTACL000455
Collection
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Geographic Coverage
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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World War I French Post Card


A lovely silk hand-stitched and embroidered postcard sent from France by Canadian soldier George Hawkins to his friend in Trafalgar Township, Ruth Cullingworth. These postcards were made by French people trying to exist in the thick of the war to sell to soldiers.