Greetings from 32nd Co., R.G.A., Sandown, I.W. 

[32 Company Royal Garrison Artillery were at Sandown Fort 1898 to 1908 (www.victorianforts.co.uk)]


The back of the card has written:

Dear Edie,

I expect we shall see you the week after Xmas if you go to Harriett. [ Edith Head had a sister Harriet born 1878 ]

...

We are going to South Africa on Jan 14th if not ...
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Greetings from 32nd Co., R.G.A., Sandown, I.W.
[32 Company Royal Garrison Artillery were at Sandown Fort 1898 to 1908 (www.victorianforts.co.uk)]

The back of the card has written:
Dear Edie,
I expect we shall see you the week after Xmas if you go to Harriett. [ Edith Head had a sister Harriet born 1878 ]
...
We are going to South Africa on Jan 14th if not cancelled ...

write 304 Luton Rd. We are off tomorrow. Hoping to get to Hythe for the last time.
xxxx Calet or Caleb
Date: c1900      


Photo: Mersea Museum - Jan Davey
Image ID JDV_021
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This image is part of the Mersea Island Museum Collection.