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Catalog Number 2005.35.7bb
Object Name Postcard, Inscribed
Accession number 2005.35
Description Inscribed postcard sent to "Miss Bertha Smith / 1525 S. 14th St. / St. Joseph / Mo / (U.S.A.)" from William Letts. Front of postcard includes a colorized photograph of Scottish troops standing in formation in front of Edinburgh Castle. Image captioned: "THE ARGYLE & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS, EDINBURGH CASTLE."

Handwritten inscription on back of postcard, transcribed: "Hello Bertha / how are you? / William E Letts / U.S.S. Wyo." Date stamped April 26, 1918.

14 x 9 cm.

From the service of William E. Letts, Coxswain U.S. Navy. Letts enlisted April 1, 1916, trained at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Great Lakes, Illinois, served aboard the U.S.S. Wyoming, and was honorably discharged on March 25, 1920.
Date April 26, 1918
People Letts, William E. "Billie"
Subjects World War I
Postcards
Scotland
Soldiers