The Slaugham Archive
Barry Ray Year: 1916 Villages: Pease PottagePease Pottage army camp (10 of 10)
There has to be humour in an army camp, particularly when the soldiers are living in tents, and there is a war going on a couple of hundred miles away. Whether the recipient of the postcard is convinced by the tone of the message is another matter!
The postcard was sent by Will to Mrs W J Bell of Bexley Heath, Kent. I am confused by the message, though, as it appears to start with “Dear Mum” and ends with “Your loving hubby”. Perhaps they have children and he has used the affectionate term used around the home.
Will had been before the M.B. which must stand for the Medical Board, but I am uncertain if the result is good news, or not!
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