"HOORAH FOR THE KING" soldier stands waving his cap between BELGIUM & FRANCE

"HOORAH FOR THE KING" soldier stands waving his cap between BELGIUM & FRANCE

Set Information

Set Title:4th CORPS XMAS 1914
Set Comment

black & white drawings, faint Tuck logo on front of the card to the front, both clearly drawn by the same hand. black & white drawings Green Jackets Museum writes about the card to the front:- "This card sent to every member of 4 Corps by Lady Rawlinson, wife of the Corps Commander, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Rawlinson, at Christmas 1914, soon after the First Battle of Ypres, is typical of a number in the Museum. In particular, the hopes of 'success, victory and a safe return' seem, in retrospect, to have been ironically premature."

Sold As:cards sent to & from the front
Where Sold:Great Britain

Card Information

Card Title
"HOORAH FOR THE KING" soldier stands waving his cap between BELGIUM & FRANCE
Card Comment

this card to be sent from the front

Artist
intertwined initials of Lt. Gen. Sir Henry Rawlinson, The Commander
Estimate:$30.00 USD
Orientation:Vertical
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