This is a postcard of St Mary’s Church in Ashford. In the text the writer asks to have some eggs upon their visit to Miss Wood. This shows how food shortages were becoming an issue as the War progressed. This card was sent 6th August 1916

267ROM - We Should Like To Have Some Eggs (Front & Back)

The transcribed text reads:

‘Dear May if fine + convenient to you we should like to come down on Monday + we should like to have some eggs if you have them to spare one of our boys are billeted at Appledore … if I do not hear I shall know it is convenient’

‘Miss Wood, Whitehall Farm, Snargate, Nr Romney Marsh’

Courtesy of D Price


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