Letter and postcards from Francis Reardon, 1917 - 1918

Accession Number RCDIG0000371
Collection number PR04662
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 7
Object type Postcard, Photograph, Letters
Physical description 17 Image/s captured
Maker Reardon, Francis
Place made Belgium, France, United Kingdom: England
Date made 1917-1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use

Letters and postcards relating to the First World War service of 251 Private Francis (Frank) Reardon, 3rd Machine Gun Battalion. The letters and postcards were written by Private Reardon to his family between 13 February 1917 and 1 February 1918. The postcards depict the places Private Reardon visited and the letters describe his activities and ask about events at home. Also included is a detailed letter written by Reardon to his father describing his Machine Gun Company and the work they do.
File contains:
Postcard from Francis (Frank) Reardon to Vince [brother], 13 February 1917;
Postcard [from Francis (Frank) Reardon] to Renie [sister], 13 June [1917] [incomplete];
Postcard from Francis (Frank) Reardon to Harold [brother], 13 June [1917];
Postcard from Francis (Frank) Reardon to Vince [brother], 1 July 1917;
Postcard from Francis (Frank) Reardon to Renie [sister], France, 26 August;
Photographic postcard from Francis (Frank) Reardon, 12 January 1918;
Letter from Francis (Frank) Reardon to Dad, Hurdcott, England, 1 February 1918.