From One of the R. E.
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TRANSCRIPTION; MESSAGE: Chattenden; Dear Ted, Just a line hoping you are quite well and in the best of Health/ I hope to see you at home this week end if possible/ I am trying to get off so should the train stop at Strand look out for me/ shall catch the 1-38 I think that is about the time/ It has been quite a change here this last two days being dry was wet all last week. must now close/ From your [illegible] in love, [illegible]; SENT TO: Driver E. V. Crisp; A. Batt. 337 Brigade R. F. A.; Wingham; Near Canterbury; Kent
Description(Black and White) This postcard contains a poem about and picture of some Royal Engineers of the British Armed Forces, in a few boats near a small dock. The Royal Enginners' seal is located in the top left and is embossed in gold. The stamp on the back is British, green, and cost half-penny. The card is postmarked Rochester on October 10, 1916. The card was sent to Ted, stationed in Kent, making plans for a weekend trip home.
This collection previously belonged to Dominic Hibberd, an English biographer most noted for the biographies of Wilfred Owen and Harold Monro, World War I poets. He collected these postcards for research purposes.
- World War I Postcards 
Em [writer of accompanying material] (2011). From One of the R. E.. PHYSICAL: B. B. (London (Europe, United Kingdom, England, Greater London)); DIGITAL: Cushing Memorial Library and Archives. Available electronically from