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Memorabilia  4

 

A selection of cards sent during WWI to local people

 

Contributed by Mrs.Winifred Jean Chart of Alltwen, February 2004

 

 

From Arthur Price to his wife Catherine (Mrs Chart's grandparents) - see Osborne House under Garnant pictures.

'In Arduis Fidelis' (Faithful in Adversity) is the motto of the Royal Army Medical Corp

Card 1

 

 

To Elsie Price (Mrs Chart's mother) from Will Hansen, who is mentioned in the
picture of the opening of the Haig Memorial Hall, see under Garnant pictures.

Card 2

 

 

1916 Xmas card from David Price (Mrs Chart's cousin) from aboard HMS Repulse

HMS Repulse, a 26,500-ton Renown class battlecruiser, was built at Clydebank, Scotland.
Completed in August 1916, she joined the Grand Fleet following post-trials modifications and operated in the North Sea for the remainder of World War I.

Card 3

 

 

Xmas 1918, to 'Hilda from Uncle Will' (Hansen) who was with the British Army in Salonika

I think the words at the bottom say '8th Field Survey Coy RE No 529' (Royal Engineers ?)

Card 4

 

 

'Bonne Annee (Happy New Year) - to 'Elsie from Uncle Will' (Hansen)

Card 5

 

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