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Field Service Post Card

This postcard is a brown field service card with all lines scratched out except "I am quite well" and "Letter follows at first opportunity." Text at top center: "Nothing is to be written on this side except the date and signature of the sender. Sentences not required may be erased. If anything else is added the post card will be destroyed." Text at bottom center: "(92688) Wt. W3497-293 2,000m. 11/15 J.J.K. & Co., Ltd." On reverse: "A.F.A. 2042. 114/Gen. No./5248."; handwritten address.

Text on postcard:

I am quite well. I have been admitted into hospital. sick wounded and am going on well. and hope to be discharged soon. I am being sent down to the base. I have received your letter dated telegram parcel Letter follows at first opportunity. I have received no letter from you lately. for a long time. Signature only. Date Postage must be prepaid on any letter or post card addressed to the sender of this card.

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