Photogram shows a cartoon illustration of three soldiers chatting outside a domed building, possibly a mosque. The handwritten message reads: "Hope you are better Mum. Best wishes to you and the girls. Give my love to Rob - hope he is doing well. Your son Teddy". The addressee was Mrs R H Smith, 22 Kuku St., Taihape, North Island, New Zealand. The date stamp at top right reads 1943.
Teddy Smith died in Italy on 3 December 1943.
Quantity: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s).
Physical Description: Photographic print, 134 x 108 mm.
Provenance: Purchased from Complete Stamp Company in 2015.
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- [Christmas cards sent during the Second World War, from soldiers and other servicemen. 1940-1945].
- 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s), Ephemera, Photographic prints, Christmas cards, Photographic print, 134 x 108 mm., Orientation: Vertical image
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