Below is a picture of G who is referred to in the image of the reverse of the postcard. From the text, we know that the author C Price was using an address in Buckland Avenue Dover at the time of writing; however, we have no photo or any further information about him, he also could have served. (See also 152DOV which we believe was the same camp)

5DOV – G Postcard Front and Back

The transcribed text reads:

Dear Flo, I thought I would send this to see if you have forgotten me as I haven’t heard an ans: to my last letter yet. G has gone out East, been on the sea just a week now. I do miss him, and I heard he has gone for two years. I do hope not. Well dear I should like to have a line from you just to let me know how you are getting on. Much love. C Price

Miss Flo Mercer Godinton File Works, Ashford, Kent.

We have no information about G other than he was going overseas. We assume from this he was going to serve attached to the Indian Army. We need help in identifying the regiment- he could have been with: the 1/5th (Weald of Kent) Battalion, which was broken up on arrival in India and joined Jubbulpore Brigade in 5th (Mhow) Division. November 1915 to 35th Brigade in 7th (Meerut) Division in Mesopotamia.

From the collection of D Price


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