Though Lost to Sight to Memory Dear
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TRANSCRIPTION; MESSAGE: Come [and] live here till the war is over. How are you all getting along. Rec'd your nice letter in answer to cable [and] I am anxiously looking forward for more. I have written lots of letters to you Darling [and] I suppose you have started to receive them. Love [and] kisses. Jack; SENT TO: Mrs. J. P. Harrison; Cor. Ring [and] Wellington; Dundas; Ontario; Canada
Description(Color) This postcard is a love poem with an image depicting a soldier standing with his gun and thinking of a young woman. Two green stamps are affixed to the back, costing a halfpenny each. Two postmarks can be seen, the first is Dumdas, the second (and third) Sandgate, at 10:30 A.M. on July 30, 1915. The postcard is sent from Jack to Mrs. J.P. Harrison.
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.
Jack [writer of accompanying material] (2011). Though Lost to Sight to Memory Dear. PHYSICAL: City Postcard Co. (London (Europe, United Kingdom, England, Greater London)); DIGITAL: Cushing Memorial Library and Archives. Available electronically from