Following mondays visit to the records office here are some notes about how to use the resource. Looking forward to going back!
Do have a look at Devon Remembers website - now up and running.
These images are the front and back of a postcard sent to a Mrs D. R. Jenkins by (possibly) her husband in July 1918, so only a few months before the end of WW1 hostilities. There are some personal remarks, then some comments (written in a patronising way that was presumably common then) on the men the writer was in charge of - it reads: This is a picture of some of the Chinese I have had charge of. I am sending it along, just for you to see for yourself that they are not soldiers.
According to Tony, this postcard was being bid for on eBay and eventually reached about £250. He made copies of the item as displayed on eBay (so I hope we're not infringing copyright). The price may have been driven up by Chinese bidders as such items are so scarce now.
Sept. 10, 2015