I have many old postcards in my collection, possibly nearing 2,000 now, luckily some have names and/or dates. They are all mostly real photos of people. So I thought it would be a good idea to share some on here in the hope that someone may recognise a face or a family even with just a snippet of information.
Update: Thanks so much to Paula from ‘Shaking The Branches’ @ShakingBranches (Twitter) for her comments below. Could this be Alan, these details taken from the CWGC Website: Flight Lieutenant ALAN JEFFERY ANDREWS
Service Number: 60748
Regiment & Unit/Ship
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death
Died 02 November 1942
Age 22 years old
Buried or commemorated at
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross and Bar.
Family: Son of Ernest Gilbert Andrews and Jean Elsie Andrews, of Newport, Monmouthshire; husband of Jean Elizabeth Andrews, of Usk, Monmouthshire.
Paula from ‘Shaking The Branches‘ has also kindly sent me a link to more information about Alan via this website, you can translate the language on the site too which is very handy: Runnymede Memorial
If you have any information at all on any of these super photos please do comment, it would be great to find the families that these photos belong to. None are connected as far as I know.
Till next time then…………….