First postcard from training camp, sent by Jack Morten
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|Author||Morten, John Clarke|
|Title||First postcard from training camp, sent by Jack Morten|
|Notes||Sent from the training camp just before the battalion set out for Southampton en route for the Sudan.|
Postcard with caption: 'Ready, Eye Ready! For Defence of Hearth and Home'. White Ensign, cruiser, Royal Navy Rating.
Pte. 2393 John Clarke Morten, 1/7th Bn. Manchester Regiment, was commissioned Second Lieutenant and later attached to the Royal Air Force.
|Item Date||4th September 1914|
|Creation place||Littleborough (Rochdale)|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Sheila Morten|