Postcard from William Ernest Foster
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|Author||Foster, William Ernest|
|Title||Postcard from William Ernest Foster|
|Notes||Postcard depicting a German in a barrel, with the slogan 'If der Motor Machine Guns haf gone by, den I kan kom out'. Note that he mentions that his service overseas will be in 'Armoured Cars', 'Big motor cars' with steel all around: this is a reference to the first Tanks.|
Pte. 200816 William Ernest Foster, D Coy. Heavy Section, Machine Gun Corps (later D Bn. Heavy Branch, Machine Gun Corps and 4th Bn. Tank Corps), served originally in the Machine Gun Corps (Motors).
|Item Date||12th March 1916|
|Creation place||Bisley Camp, England|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Richard Marshall (Norwich and Norfolk Millennium Library Submission Day 8th April 2008)|
|Contributed on the behalf of||Helen Callister|