With Fond Greetings
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TRANSCRIPTION; MESSAGE: Dear what do you think of the news London is alive up here we had 3 days holiday and we enjoyed ourselves I hope to be done work in 3 weeks time see our overtime is stopped glad to say we are both Arthur hopes to be home soon love from Meggie; SENT TO: Miss I Coomlus; Ridge Farm; Stock Gaylard; [illegible] Nr.Sturminster Newton, Dorset
Description(Color) This postcard displays a blue title, poem text, and ornate border with an accompanying gold embossed crown, framed by a gold triangle which states "ON WAR SERVICE." The stamp is red, British, and cost one penny. The card is postmarked Greenwich S. E. 10, at 12:15 P.M., on November 20, 1918. The card was sent from Meggie to Miss Coomlus.
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.
Meggie [writer of accompanying material] (2011). With Fond Greetings. PHYSICAL: B. B. (London (Europe, United Kingdom, England, Greater London)); DIGITAL: Cushing Memorial Library and Archives. Available electronically from