Four Silk Postcards

Description

Four silk postcards brought back by Frederick Head of Wokingham from France. Three are standard greetings for Luck, Christmas and Valentines. One shows the badge of the Royal Engineers

Frederick Head was born in 1878 and served in the Royal Engineers. At his demobilisation in 1919 he was a Lance Corporal in the 334 Road Construction Company and a Road Foreman.

A local man from Mount Pleasant he was married and had a younger brother who also served in the War. His family remained in Wokingham and his grandaughter retains these items and his history.

This piece is part of an external collection and is not available to view in person.

Source

Identifier

AWI03

Citation

“Four Silk Postcards,” Wokingham's Virtual Museum, accessed December 12, 2019, https://wokingham-tc.gov.uk/museum/document/AWI03.