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