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Real sepia photograph postcard taken in a South Shields photographic studio: 

R. H. Carling

SOUTH SHIELDS


2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith in the uniform of the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment


he wears a Sam Brown leather belt, has a swagger stick in his right hand and a leather glove in his left hand



Your Sincerely

Harry W. Smith   

 signed in blue ink diagonally across left hand bottom corner 



impressed by stamping into bottom right corner:  Photographer 

R. H. Carling

SOUTH SHIELDS

 

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________

2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith as an Officer of the Duke Of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) he is wearing the Elephant Badge in his lapel, and has a single wound stripe on his left sleeve above the cuff detailing.


The ribbon above his left tunic pocket denotes he was the recipient of the Military Medal when he was serving with his friends from Hull, Charles Verity & George William Williams in the 13th Battalion of the East Yorkshire Regiment, where his no. was 13/236

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Real sepia photograph postcard taken in a South Shields photographic studio: 

R. H. Carling

SOUTH SHIELDS


2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith in the uniform of the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment


he wears a Sam Brown leather belt, has a swagger stick in his right hand and a leather glove in his left hand



Your Sincerely

Harry W. Smith   

 signed in blue ink diagonally across left hand bottom corner 



impressed by stamping into bottom right corner:  Photographer 

R. H. Carling

SOUTH SHIELDS

 

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________

2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith as an Officer of the Duke Of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) he is wearing the Elephant Badge in his lapel, and has a single wound stripe on his left sleeve above the cuff detailing.


The ribbon above his left tunic pocket denotes he was the recipient of the Military Medal when he was serving with his friends from Hull, Charles Verity & George William Williams in the 13th Battalion of the East Yorkshire Regiment, where his no. was 13/236


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  • March 5, 2018 14:24:02 Stella Watkin

    Real sepia photograph postcard taken in a South Shields photographic studio: 

    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS


    2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith in the uniform of the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment


    he wears a Sam Brown leather belt, has a swagger stick in his right hand and a leather glove in his left hand



    Your Sincerely

    Harry W. Smith   

     signed in blue ink diagonally across left hand bottom corner 



    impressed by stamping into bottom right corner:  Photographer 

    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS

     

    _____________________________________________________________________________________________________

    2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith as an Officer of the Duke Of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) he is wearing the Elephant Badge in his lapel, and has a single wound stripe on his left sleeve above the cuff detailing.


    The ribbon above his left tunic pocket denotes he was the recipient of the Military Medal when he was serving with his friends from Hull, Charles Verity & George William Williams in the 13th Battalion of the East Yorkshire Regiment, where his no. was 13/236

  • March 5, 2018 09:44:10 Stella Watkin

    Real sepia photograph postcard taken in a South Shields photographic studio: 

    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS


    2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith in the uniform of the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment


    he wears a Sam Brown leather belt, has a swagger stick in his right hand and a leather glove in his left hand



    Your Sincerely

    Harry W. Smith   

     signed in blue ink diagonally across left hand bottom corner 



    stamped into bottom right corner:  Photographer 

    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS

     

    _____________________________________________________________________________________________________

    2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith as an Officer of the Duke Of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) he is wearing the Elephant Badge in his lapel, and has a single wound stripe on his left sleeve above the cuff detailing.


    The ribbon above his left tunic pocket denotes he was the recipient of the Military Medal when he was serving with his friends from Hull, Charles Verity & George William Williams in the 13th Battalion of the East Yorkshire Regiment, where his no. was 13/236


  • March 5, 2018 09:41:51 Stella Watkin

    Real sepia photograph postcard taken in a South Shields photographic studio: 

    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS


    2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith in the uniform of the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment


    he wears a Sam Brown leather belt, has a swagger stick in his right hand and a leather glove in his left hand



    Your Sincerely

    Harry W. Smith   

     signed in blue ink diagonally across left hand bottom corner 



    stamped into bottom right corner:  Photographer 

    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS

     

    _____________________________________________________________________________________________________

    2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith as an Officer of the Duke Of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) he is wearing the Elephant Badge in his lapel, and has a single wound stripe on his left sleeve above the cuff detailing.


    The ribbon above his left tunic pocket denotes he was the recipient of the Military Medal when he was serving with his friends from Hull, Charles Verity & George William Williams in the 13th Battalion of the East Yorkshire Regiment, where his no. was 13/236


  • February 10, 2018 18:33:14 Stella Watkin

    Real sepia photograph postcard taken in a South Shields photographic studio: 

    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS


    2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith in the uniform of the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment


    he wears a Sam Brown leather belt, has a swagger stick in his right hand and a leather glove in his left hand



    Your Sincerely

    Harry W. Smith   

     signed in blue ink diagonally across left hand bottom corner 



    stamped into bottom right corner:  Photographer 

    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS

     

    _____________________________________________________________________________________________________

    2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith as an Officer of the Duke Of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) he is wearing the Elephant Badge in his lapel, and has a single wound stripe on his left sleeve above the cuff detailing.


    The ribbon above his left tunic pocket denotes he was the recipient of the Military Medal when he was serving with his friends from Hull, Charles Verity & George William Williams in the 13th Battalion of the East Yorkshire Regiment, where his no. was 13/236


  • February 10, 2018 18:33:00 Stella Watkin

    Real sepia photograph postcard taken in a South Shields photographic studio: 

    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS


    2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith in the uniform of the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment


    he wears a Sam Brown leather belt, has a swagger stick in his right hand and a leather glove in his left hand



    Your Sincerely

    Harry W. Smith   

     signed in blue ink diagonally across left hand bottom corner 



    stamped into bottom right corner:  Photographer 

    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS

     

    _____________________________________________________________________________________________________

    2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith as an Officer of the Duke Of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) he is wearing the Elephant Badge in his lapel, and has a single wound stripe on his left sleeve above the cuff detailing.


    The ribbon above his left tunic pocket denotes he was the recipient of the Military Medal when he was serving with his friends from Hull, Charles Verity & George William Williams in the 13th Battalion of the East Yorkshire Regiment, where his no. was 13/236


  • February 10, 2018 18:31:55 Stella Watkin

    Real sepia photograph postcard taken in a South Shields photographic studio:


    2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith in the uniform of the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment


    he wears a Sam Brown leather belt, has a swagger stick in his right hand and a leather glove in his left hand



    Your Sincerely

    Harry W. Smith   

     signed in blue ink diagonally across left hand bottom corner 



    stamped into bottom right corner:  Photographer 

    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS

     

    _____________________________________________________________________________________________________

    2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith as an Officer of the Duke Of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) he is wearing the Elephant Badge in his lapel, and has a single wound stripe on his left sleeve above the cuff detailing.


    The ribbon above his left tunic pocket denotes he was the recipient of the Military Medal when he was serving with his friends from Hull, Charles Verity & George William Williams in the 13th Battalion of the East Yorkshire Regiment, where his no. was 13/236


  • February 10, 2018 18:28:59 Stella Watkin

    Real sepia photograph postcard taken in a South Shields photographic studio:


    2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith in the uniform of the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment


    he wears a Sam Brown leather belt, has a swagger stick in his right hand and a leather glove in his left hand



    Your Sincerely

    Harry W. Smith   

     signed in blue ink diagonally across left hand bottom corner 



    stamped into bottom right corner:  Photographer 

    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS

     

    _____________________________________________________________________________________________________

    2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith as an Officer of the Duke Of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) he is wearing the Elephant Badge in his lapel, and has a wound stripe on his left sleeve above the cuff detailing.


    The ribbon above his left tunic pocket denotes he was the recipient of the Military Medal when he was serving with his friends from Hull, Charles Verity & George William Williams in the 13th Battalion of the East Yorkshire Regiment, where his no. was 13/236


  • February 10, 2018 18:28:19 Stella Watkin

    Real sepia photograph postcard


    2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith in the uniform of the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment


    he wears a Sam Brown leather belt, has a swagger stick in his right hand and a leather glove in his left hand



    Your Sincerely

    Harry W. Smith   

     signed in blue ink diagonally across left hand bottom corner 



    stamped into bottom right corner:  Photographer 

    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS

     

    _____________________________________________________________________________________________________

    2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith as an Officer of the Duke Of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) he is wearing the Elephant Badge in his lapel, and has a wound stripe on his left sleeve above the cuff detailing.


    The ribbon above his left tunic pocket denotes he was the recipient of the Military Medal when he was serving with his friends from Hull, Charles Verity & George William Williams in the 13th Battalion of the East Yorkshire Regiment, where his no. was 13/236


  • February 10, 2018 18:25:01 Stella Watkin

    Real sepia photograph postcard


    2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith



    Your Sincerely

    Harry W. Smith   

     signed in blue ink diagonally across left hand bottom corner 



    stamped into bottom right corner:  Photographer 

    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS

     

    _____________________________________________________________________________________________________

    2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith as an Officer of the Duke Of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) he is wearing the Elephant Badge in his lapel, and has a wound stripe on his left sleeve above the cuff detailing.


    The ribbon above his left tunic pocket denotes he was the recipient of the Military Medal when he was serving with his friends from Hull, Charles Verity & George William Williams in the 13th Battalion of the East Yorkshire Regiment, where his no. was 13/236


  • February 10, 2018 18:20:51 Stella Watkin

    Real sepia photograph postcard of 2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith as an Officer of the Duke Of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) he is wearing the Elephant Badge in his lapel, and has a wound stripe on his left sleeve above the cuff detailing.


    He  was originally with his friends from Hull, Charles Verity & George William Williams in the East Yorkshire Regiment, where his no. was 13/236


    Your Sincerely

    Harry W. Smith   

     signed in blue ink diagonally across left hand bottom corner 



    stamped into bottom right corner:  Photographer 

    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS

     


  • February 10, 2018 18:20:35 Stella Watkin

    Real sepia photograph postcard of 2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith as an Officer of the Duke Of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) he is wearing the Elephant Badge in his lapel, and has a wound stripe on his left sleeve above the cuff detailing.


    He  was originally  with Charles Verity & George William Williams in the East Yorkshire Regiment, where his no. was 13/236


    Your Sincerely

    Harry W. Smith   

     signed in blue ink diagonally across left hand bottom corner 



    stamped into bottom right corner:  Photographer 

    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS

     


  • February 10, 2018 18:19:15 Stella Watkin

    Real sepia photograph postcard of 2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith as an Officer of the Duke Of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) he is wearing the Elephant Badge in his lapel, and has a wound stripe above his top left tunic pocket.


    He  was originally  with Charles Verity & George William Williams in the East Yorkshire Regiment, where his no. was 13/236


    Your Sincerely

    Harry W. Smith   

     signed in blue ink diagonally across left hand bottom corner 



    stamped into bottom right corner:  Photographer 

    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS

     


  • February 10, 2018 18:16:34 Stella Watkin

    Real sepia photograph postcard of 2nd Lieutenant Harry Wright Smith as an Officer of the Duke Of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) he is wearing the Elephant Badge in his lapel, and has a wound stripe above his top left tunic pocket


    Your Sincerely

    Harry W. Smith   

     signed in blue ink diagonally across left hand bottom corner 



    stamped into bottom right corner:  Photographer 

    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS

     


  • February 10, 2018 18:14:26 Stella Watkin

    real photograph postcard of Harry Wright Smith as an Officer of the Duke Of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) he is wearing the Elephant Badge in his lapel, and has a wound stripe above his top left tunic pocket


    Your Sincerely

    Harry W. Smith   

     signed in blue ink diagonally across left hand bottom corner 



    stamped into bottom right corner:  Photographer 

    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS

     


  • February 10, 2018 18:11:08 Stella Watkin

    real photograph postcard of Harry Wright Smith as an Officer


    Your Sincerely

    Harry W. Smith   

     signed in blue ink diagonally across left hand bottom corner 



    stamped into bottom right corner:  Photographer 

    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS

     


  • February 10, 2018 18:09:44 Stella Watkin

    Harry Wright Smith as an Officer


    Your Sincerely

    Harry W. Smith    

    signed in blue ink diagonally across left hand bottom corner

     


    stamped into bottom right corner:

    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS

     


  • February 10, 2018 18:09:09 Stella Watkin

    Harry Wright Smith as an Officer


    Your Sincerely

    Harry W. Smith    

    signed in blue ink diagonally across left hand bottom corner

     


    stamped on bottom right corner:

    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS

     


  • February 10, 2018 12:47:08 Stella Watkin

    Harry Wright Smith as an Officer


    Your Sincerely

    Harry W. Smith


     

    stamped on bottom right corner:

    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS

     


  • February 10, 2018 00:28:09 Stella Watkin

    Harry Wright Smith as an Officer


    Your Sincerely

    Harry W. Smith


    R. H. Carling

    SOUTH SHIELDS


  • February 10, 2018 00:27:41 Stella Watkin

    Harry Wright Smith as an Officer


    Your Sincerely

    Harry W. Smith


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    South Shields, Northumberland, England

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  • Document location South Shields, Northumberland, England


ID
17242 / 190620
Source
http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
Contributor
Brian Verity
License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/


1918 – 1918
  • English

  • Western Front

  • R. H. Carling SOUTH SHIELDS



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