Postcard from France,1919
Saturday August 16th (1919)
My dearest Janet (Towler), Fancy your brother being at Wimereux. What is he
doing there? Is he going to stay there for a great long time? You know we
have houses there, we feared for them all the war long but I am glad to say
they are all right. I am sending you some of the views of poor old Laon.
Newspapers say the town is intact,you will be able to see once more that
newspapers are not always exact in their informations. Here is the view of
the bridge the tram went by to come from the station to the middle of the
town. I am glad to know you are enjoying good holidays in a beautiful and quiet place. You must be happy to be with daddy again. I am awfully tired for my part as we received furniture from Paris last week and had all the house upside down. Add to this the house is...
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|Title||Postcard from France,1919|
|Notes||This is a card from Mme Larrouy in Laon (Aisne) to my Grandmother in Crouch End. They at met while students at Homerton College, Cambridge, in the early 1900's. The picture on the postcard is|
captioned: ' Laon “ Le Pont du Funiculaire, detruit par les Allemands' Daddy was my Grandfather, who had taken schools in Modern history at St. Cath's in 1903. It was called Non- Collegiate Students at the time.
|Item Date||16th August 1919|
|Creation place||Laon (Aisne)|
|Item medium||Text: Transcription|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Full Text||Saturday August 16th (1919) My dearest Janet (Towler), Fancy your brother being at Wimereux. What is he doing there? Is he going to stay there for a great long time? You know we have houses there, we feared for them all the w|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||John Towler|