Postcard

Object number
FIC.2016.015
Date
June 24 1917
Description
Dated June 24, 1917, this postcard is addressed to Hubert P. Townsend from G. Frederick Norton; both men were in the United States army in World War I. Norton writes that he is joining Townsend’s old section, and that all of the men hope that he returns soon. Norton died only two weeks later in a German bombing in the Champagne region.
Materials
paper
ink
Object Type
postcards