Postcard from Nurse Margaret Ripley in Dunkirk to her mother, sent 11 April 1915

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Correspondence Militaire Handwritten in French at top of postcard 

CARTE POSTALE  Pre-printed on postcard 


First postmark is a capital T inside a triangle, point facing down 


MALO LES BAINS NORD

21

12 -4

15  Second postmark, Words, number and date inside a circle... words around the edge, number "21" and date "12 -4 15" in the middle. 


 Pre-printed horizontal line runs under "CARTE POSTALE" and through both postmarks 


CORRESPONDANCE  Pre-printed in French on left side of postcard under line 


11.4.15

Had a lovely walk yesterday

afternoon along the sands +

again after tea along road + found 

a garden with daffs + bluebells

all growing on the grass among

trees!! The roads + canals would

be quite pretty but most of the

trees are cut down. The guns

sounded very near it is strange

how clearly from the sea they carry

sound. Love maR. 


 Pre-printed vertical line separates "CORRESPONDANCE" section on left and "ADRESSE" section on right. 


ADRESSE  Pre-printed in French on right side of postcard under line 

Mrs Ripley

49 West Hill

Sydenham

London

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Correspondence Militaire Handwritten in French at top of postcard 

CARTE POSTALE  Pre-printed on postcard 


First postmark is a capital T inside a triangle, point facing down 


MALO LES BAINS NORD

21

12 -4

15  Second postmark, Words, number and date inside a circle... words around the edge, number "21" and date "12 -4 15" in the middle. 


 Pre-printed horizontal line runs under "CARTE POSTALE" and through both postmarks 


CORRESPONDANCE  Pre-printed in French on left side of postcard under line 


11.4.15

Had a lovely walk yesterday

afternoon along the sands +

again after tea along road + found 

a garden with daffs + bluebells

all growing on the grass among

trees!! The roads + canals would

be quite pretty but most of the

trees are cut down. The guns

sounded very near it is strange

how clearly from the sea they carry

sound. Love maR. 


 Pre-printed vertical line separates "CORRESPONDANCE" section on left and "ADRESSE" section on right. 


ADRESSE  Pre-printed in French on right side of postcard under line 

Mrs Ripley

49 West Hill

Sydenham

London


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  • October 26, 2018 10:43:20 Sara Fresi

    Correspondence Militaire Handwritten in French at top of postcard 

    CARTE POSTALE  Pre-printed on postcard 


    First postmark is a capital T inside a triangle, point facing down 


    MALO LES BAINS NORD

    21

    12 -4

    15  Second postmark, Words, number and date inside a circle... words around the edge, number "21" and date "12 -4 15" in the middle. 


     Pre-printed horizontal line runs under "CARTE POSTALE" and through both postmarks 


    CORRESPONDANCE  Pre-printed in French on left side of postcard under line 


    11.4.15

    Had a lovely walk yesterday

    afternoon along the sands +

    again after tea along road + found 

    a garden with daffs + bluebells

    all growing on the grass among

    trees!! The roads + canals would

    be quite pretty but most of the

    trees are cut down. The guns

    sounded very near it is strange

    how clearly from the sea they carry

    sound. Love maR. 


     Pre-printed vertical line separates "CORRESPONDANCE" section on left and "ADRESSE" section on right. 


    ADRESSE  Pre-printed in French on right side of postcard under line 

    Mrs Ripley

    49 West Hill

    Sydenham

    London

  • October 26, 2018 10:43:09 Sara Fresi
  • January 23, 2018 14:22:41 Caroline Cantor

    Correspondence Militaire Handwritten in French at top of postcard 

    CARTE POSTALE  Pre-printed on postcard 


    First postmark is a capital T inside a triangle, point facing down 


    MALO LES BAINS NORD

    21

    12 -4

    15  Second postmark, Words, number and date inside a circle... words around the edge, number "21" and date "12 -4 15" in the middle. 


     Pre-printed horizontal line runs under "CARTE POSTALE" and through both postmarks 


    CORRESPONDANCE  Pre-printed in French on left side of postcard under line 


    11.4.15

    Had a lovely walk yesterday

    afternoon along the sands +

    again after tea along road + found 

    a garden with daffs + bluebells

    all growing on the grass among

    trees!! The roads + canals would

    be quite pretty but most of the

    trees are cut down. The guns

    sounded very near it is strange

    how clearly from the sea they carry

    sound. Love maR. 


     Pre-printed vertical line separates "CORRESPONDANCE" section on left and "ADRESSE" section on right. 


    ADRESSE  Pre-printed in French on right side of postcard under line 

    Mrs Ripley

    49 West Hill

    Sydenham

    London




  • January 23, 2018 14:21:51 Caroline Cantor

    Correspondence Militaire Handwritten in French at top of postcard 

    CARTE POSTALE  Pre-printed on postcard 


    First postmark is a capital T inside a triangle, point facing down 


    MALO LES BAINS NORD

    21

    12 -4

    15  Second postmark, Words, number and date inside a circle... words around the edge, number "21" and date "12 -4 15" in the middle. 


     Pre-printed horizontal line runs under "CARTE POSTALE" and through both postmarks 


    CORRESPONDANCE  Pre-printed in French on left side of postcard under line 


    11.4.15

    Had a lovely walk yesterday

    afternoon along the sands +

    again after tea along road + found 

    a garden with daffs + bluebells

    all growing on the grass among

    trees!! The roads + canals would

    be quite pretty but most of the

    trees are cut down. The guns

    sounded very near it is strange

    how clearly from the sea they carry

    sound. Love maR. 


     Pre-printed vertical line separates "CORRESPONANCE" section on left and "ADRESSE" section on right. 


    ADRESSE  Pre-printed in French on right side of postcard under line 

    Mrs Ripley

    49 West Hill

    Sydenham

    London




  • January 23, 2018 14:15:42 Caroline Cantor

    Correspondence Militaire Handwritten in French at top of postcard 

    CARTE POSTALE  Pre-printed on postcard 


    First postmark is a capital T inside a triangle, point facing down 


    MALO LES BAINS NORD

    21

    12 -4

    15  Second postmark, Words, number and date inside a circle... words around the edge, number "21" and date "12 -4 15" in the middle. 


     Pre-printed horizontal line runs under "CARTE POSTALE" and through both postmarks 


    CORRESPONDANCE  Pre-printed in French on left side of postcard under line 


    11.4.15

    Had a lovely walk yesterday

    afternoon along the sands +

    again after tea along road + found 

    a garden with daffs + bluebells

    all growing on the grass among

    trees!! The roads + canals would

    be quite pretty but most of the

    trees are cut down. The guns

    sounded very near it is strange

    how clearly from the sea they carry

    sound. Love MaR. 


     Pre-printed vertical line separates "CORRESPONANCE" section on left and "ADRESSE" section on right. 


    ADRESSE  Pre-printed in French on right side of postcard under line 

    Mrs Ripley

    49 West Hill

    Sydenham

    London




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April 11, 1915 – April 12, 1915
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